• Newsletter

    California Employment Law Notes

    Strict Independent Contractor Test Applies Retroactively
    Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l, 2019 WL 1945001 (9th Cir. 2019)
     
    California Employee Is Compelled To Litigate His Employment Claims In Indiana
    Ryze Claim Solutions LLC v. Superior Court, 2019 WL 1467947 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019)
     
    Employee Could Rely Upon Former Supervisor's Statement About Existence Of Discrimination
    Weil v. Citizens Telecom Servs. Co., 2019 WL 1891796 (9th Cir. 2019)
     
    Former Employee's Claims Against The Salvation Army Were Properly Dismissed
    Garcia v. Salvation Army, 918 F.3d 997 (9th Cir. 2019)
     
    Employer Did Not Violate PAGA By Failing To Include "ZIP+4 Code" On Wage Statements
    Savea v. YRC Inc., 2019 WL 1552686 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019)
     
    IT Analyst Was Properly Denied Unemployment Benefits
    Goldstein v. CUIAB, 2019 WL 1923530 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019)

    May 2019

  • Blog

    California Jury Awards $11 Million In Latest Blockbuster Sexual Harassment Verdict

    From California Employment Law Update on April 29, 2019

  • Video

    Harassment Claims: Best Practices for Employers in the #MeToo Era

    April 18, 2019

  • News

    Variety’s 2019 Legal Impact Report

    Tony Oncidi and Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks are featured on Variety’s 2019 Legal Impact Report.

    From Variety on April 2019

  • Blog

    California Legislature Tries Yet Again to Outlaw Arbitration Agreements…

    From California Employment Law Update on March 20, 2019

  • Article

    Business Transactions: Labor and Employment Considerations

    Tony Oncidi, Elaine Simson and Cole Lewis authored an article on labor and employment-related considerations that arise in the context of corporate mergers and acquisitions.

    From LexisNexis on March 14, 2019

  • Newsletter

    California Employment Law Notes

    Eddie Money Beats Discrimination Lawsuit Based On Free Speech Right
    Symmonds v. Mahoney, 31 Cal. App. 5th 1096 (2019)
     
    Former Accountant Could Proceed With Whistleblower Lawsuit
    Siri v. Sutter Home Winery, Inc., 31 Cal. App. 5th 598 (2019)
     
    Employer Violated FCRA With Improper Background Check Notice
    Gilberg v. California Check Cashing Stores, LLC, 913 F.3d 1169 (9th Cir. 2019)
     
    Fruit Growers May Have Been Joint Employers Of Thai Workers For Purposes Of Title VII
    EEOC v. Global Horizons, Inc., 915 F.3d 631 (9th Cir. 2019)
     
    $300 Unpaid Wage Claim Results In Additional $57,000 Award To Employee
    Stratton v. Beck, 30 Cal. App. 5th 901 (2018)
     
    Payroll Company Not Liable To Employee For Negligence Or Breach Of Contract
    Goonewardene v. ADP, LLC, 6 Cal. 5th 817 (2019)
     
    PAGA Penalties Must Be Shared With All Aggrieved Employees
    Moorer v. Noble L.A. Events, Inc., 2019 WL 949419 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019)
     
    Court Should Not Have Denied Certification Of Class Of Drivers Seeking Wage & Hour Remedies
    Jimenez-Sanchez v. Dark Horse Exp., Inc., 2019 WL 626349 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019)
     
    Successive Class Action May Be Barred By Statute Of Limitations
    Fierro v. Landry's Rest. Inc., 2019 WL 658710 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019)
     
    Caregiver May Not Have Been Independent Contractor Under DWBR
    Duffey v. Tender Heart Home Care Agency, LLC, 31 Cal. App. 5th 232 (2019)
     
    On-Call Employees Who Must Call In Should Receive Reporting-Time Pay
    Ward v. Tilly's, Inc., 31 Cal. App. 5th 1167 (2019)
     
    Damages May Not Be Denied To Employee Based Upon His "Imprecise Testimony"
    Furry v. East Bay Pub'g, LLC, 30 Cal. App. 5th 1072 (2019)

    March 2019

  • Blog

    Will Settling Class Actions Get More Difficult in 2019?

    From Minding Your Business Blog on March 7, 2019

  • Blog

    Are You an Employee or a Contractor? Carpenters, Strippers and Dog Walkers Now Face that Question (Los Angeles Times Piece)

    From California Employment Law Update on February 28, 2019

  • Blog

    California Jury Rejects Employee’s Discrimination Claims Against Chipotle

    From California Employment Law Blog on February 24, 2019