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Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Individuals

  • September 19th, 2016 | 
  • CA Law
Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Individuals

This bill regarding Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Individuals was recently signed by Governor: AB 1709 by Assemblymember James M. Gallagher (R-Plumas Lake) – Deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals. Existing law uses the term “hearing impaired,” or a close variation of that term, in numerous provisions.  This bill would replace the term “hearing impaired” with the term “hard […]

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California Leave of Absence Law

  • September 1st, 2016 | 
  • California Employment Law
Leave of absence

  Plaintiff Deborah Moore worked for the University of California San Diego as its Director of Marketing until her new supervisor, Kimberly Kennedy, recommended a departmental restructuring that resulted in Moore’s position being eliminated.  Following her termination, Plaintiff sued under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) and violations of the California Family Rights Act […]

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Employee Imprisoned for Accessing Employer’s Computers

  • August 25th, 2016 | 
  • Los Angeles Employment Law Attorney
Employee Imprisoned for Accessing Employer's Computers

The United States Government prosecuted David Nosal, a former employee of Korn/Ferry International, for violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) and for trade secret theft under the Economic Espionage Act (“EEA”).  The government asserted that former employee Nosal obtained information from Korn/Ferry’s computer system to defraud Korn/Ferry and establish a competing executive […]

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Former Employee’s Manager May Not Recover Attorney’s Fees

  • August 18th, 2016 | 
  • California Employment Law Attorney
Manager May Not Recover Attorney’s Fees

  Plaintiff Rogelio Ramos sued his former employers, Jose Robledo and Dora Garcia, for unpaid overtime, minimum wages, and other compensation, and to impose job-related penalties under Labor Code sections 1194, 226.7, 201, 203 (waiting time for payment), 226 (f) (failing to provide wage records)). Plaintiff was awarded some of the monetary recovery he sought, […]

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