Jamerson C. Allen: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jamerson C. Allen

Shareholder
San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone(415) 394-9400

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Disability, Leave and Health Management
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
 
University University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1982
 
Law SchoolUniversity of California School of Law, Davis, J.D., 1987
 
Admitted1987, California; U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
 
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State Bar of California

 
Born1959
 
Biography

Jamerson C. Allen is a Shareholder in the San Francisco, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He joined Jackson Lewis in 1989.

Mr. Allen represents employers in a wide variety of matters, including defending against claims for wrongful termination, wage hour violations, workplace harassment, defamation and discrimination on the basis of disability, pregnancy, sex, race, age, and national origin. Mr. Allen has also represented a number of employers in public accommodation cases brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Unruh Civil Rights Act. He is a Co-Chair of the firms Title III ADA Public Accommodations and California Compliance Teams.

Mr. Allen also counsels employers regarding a wide variety of areas. He advises employers on complying with federal and California requirements for disability accommodation and protected leaves of absence. He frequently conducts disability and leave of absence training sessions for managers, supervisors and human resources professionals. In addition, Mr. Allen advises clients on wage-hour compliance, internal investigations of harassment and misconduct, independent contractor status, disciplining employees and utilizing consumer credit reports and investigative consumer reports.

Mr. Allen is a regular contributor for the California legal updates posted on the firms website.

Publications

March 26, 2015

New California Family Rights Act Regulations Become Effective July 1

March 26, 2015

Amendments to the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) regulations, going into effect on July 1, 2015, are meant to clarify a number of uncertainties, align the CFRA regulations more closely with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) regulations (where the laws are consistent), and ensure employers...

December 4, 2014

Minimum Salary Rate Increases for California Computer Software Professional Exemption Announced

December 4, 2014

The required compensation levels for employees exempt from overtime rate of pay requirements under the California computer software professional exemption will increase by 2.2 percent from current levels beginning January 1, 2015, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has announced. This means that the minimum...

November 12, 2014

Oakland, California, Passes Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, Hospitality Service Charges Measure

November 12, 2014

A City of Oakland ballot measure increasing the minimum wage for most employees, requiring paid sick leave and mandating payment of employer-levied service charges to employees has passed with over 80 percent of the vote. Measure FF's provisions raising the minimum wage and requiring paid sick leave will go into effect March 2,...

Blog Posts

California Workplace Law
New California Family Rights Act Regulations Become Effective July 1
March 26, 2015

Amendments to the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) regulations, going into effect on July 1, 2015, are meant to clarify a number of uncertainties, align the CFRA regulations more closely with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) regulations (where the laws are consistent), and ensure employers and employees have a clear

By Jamerson C. Allen

California Workplace Law
California Labor Commissioner Addresses State Paid Sick Leave Requirements
December 3, 2014

The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement's website has been updated to include Frequently Asked Questions on California's new Paid Sick Leave law, as well as a revised Wage Theft Prevention Act Notice and workplace poster.

By Jamerson C. Allen

California Workplace Law
Oakland, California, Passes Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, Hospitality Service Charges Measure
November 12, 2014

A City of Oakland ballot measure increasing the minimum wage for most employees, requiring paid sick leave and mandating payment of employer-levied service charges to employees has passed with over 80 percent of the vote.

By Jamerson C. Allen

In the News

March 27, 2015 Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Comment on Executive Action and Key Legislative Activity

March 27, 2015

Jackson Lewis attorneys Paul DeCamp, Chris Chrisbens, Cliff Atlas, Frank Alvarez, Joe Lynett, Jamie Allen, Cynthia Filla, and Kathryn Russo are quoted in the Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily article “Presidential Action, State and Federal Legislation: 2014 Review - 2015 Preview.”

 
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New California Family Rights Act Regulations Become Effective July 1
Jamerson C. Allen, March 30, 2015
Amendments to the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) regulations, going into effect on July 1, 2015, are meant to clarify a number of uncertainties, align the CFRA regulations more closely with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) regulations (where the laws...

Oakland, California, Passes Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, Hospitality Service Charges Measure
Jamerson C. Allen, February 6, 2015
A City of Oakland ballot measure increasing the minimum wage for most employees, requiring paid sick leave and mandating payment of employer-levied service charges to employees has passed with over 80 percent of the vote. Measure FF’s provisions raising the minimum wage and requiring paid...

California Adds ‘Abusive Conduct’ to Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors
Jamerson C. Allen,Mark S. Askanas,Jonathan A. Siegel, September 19, 2014
Employers subject to California’s mandatory “AB 1825” sexual harassment training requirement for supervisors will need to revise their programs to include prevention of “abusive conduct,” following an amendment (AB 2053) to California’s Fair Employment and...
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Jamerson C. Allen

50 California Street, 9th Floor
San FranciscoCA 94111




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