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HTMLCalifornia Court of Appeal Holds That A Parent Holding Company May Be Liable for the Unlawful Wage and Hour Practices of a Subsidiary
Marcia E. Goodman, Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka, John Zaimes; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 2, 2014, previously published on October 31, 2014
Decision: In Castaneda v. The Ensign Group, the California Court of Appeal issued a published decision holding that a corporate parent that has no employees can be found liable for its subsidiary’s nonpayment of overtime and minimum wages to employees if the parent wholly owns the subsidiary...

 

HTMLNew California Employment Laws Impose Additional Responsibilities On Employers
Marcia E. Goodman, Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka, John Zaimes; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 2, 2014, previously published on October 31, 2014
Development: California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a series of bills aimed at increasing protections for California workers. Most notable are the implementation of a paid sick leave requirement in California and a new law that imposes statutory joint employer liability on companies that use...

 

HTMLCalifornia Approves Consumer Law Protecting Right to Leave Negative Online Reviews
Richard M. Assmus, Maximillian L. Del Rey, John Nadolenco; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on October 16, 2014
User-driven websites, where users are able to leave feedback about products or businesses, have increasingly become the backdrop for disputes over the non-disparagement clauses used to shield businesses from critical online reviews. Companies use these clauses to create penalties for consumers who...

 

HTMLCalifornia Supreme Court Ups the Ante for Employers to Meet the Commissioned Employee Exemption
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 30, 2014, previously published on August 21, 2014
Decision: The California Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous decision in Peabody v. Time Warner Cable, Inc., clarifying several issues regarding employer commission plans. Under Time Warner’s commission plan, employees had to meet three specified conditions to “earn” their...

 

HTMLCalifornia District Court Reaffirms that Collective Bargaining Agreements Define When Overtime Begins
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 30, 2014, previously published on August 21, 2014
Decision: In Kilbourne v. Coca-Cola Company, the US District Court for the Southern District of California granted partial summary judgment in favor of Coca-Cola in connection with a former employee’s overtime claims. The court held that, although California Labor Code Section 510 sets forth...

 

HTMLThe Curious Case of LabMD: New Developments In The “Other” FTC Data-Security Case
Lei Shen, Evan M. Wooten; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 13, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014
By now, businesses with an interest in data security are aware of FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., in which a US District Court of New Jersey held that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) can bring enforcement actions for perceived data-security violations without first issuing guidance or standards....

 

HTMLLack of Standing in Data Privacy Cases: Not Just A Federal Court Defense
John Nadolenco, Evan M. Wooten; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2014, previously published on July 31, 2014
While data privacy—especially data breach—cases in the United States have been on the rise for years now, most cases never make it past the pleading stage. Indeed, federal courts frequently dismiss data-privacy complaints for lack of standing under Article III of the US...

 

HTMLFTC’s Report Provides Recommendations for Data
Justin R. Dickerson, John Nadolenco, Evan M. Wooten; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2014, previously published on July 7, 2014
Edith Ramirez, the chair of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission), has often said that “with really big data, comes really big responsibility.” What she meant was not always clear.

 

HTMLDelegation Clause Directing an Arbitrator to Decide Enforceability of an Arbitration Agreement Enforceable in California
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014
Decision: In Tiri v. Lucky Chances, Inc., the defendant-employer filed a motion to compel arbitration of its former employee’s wrongful discharge action. The parties had entered into a written arbitration agreement that contained an explicit agreement to delegate to the arbitrator any...

 

HTMLCalifornia Supreme Court Rejects Sampling Method for Determining Liability in Class Actions
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014
Decision: In Duran v. U.S. Bank N.A., the plaintiffs sought to represent a class of loan officers who contended that they were improperly classified as exempt employees under the “outside salesperson” exemption to California’s overtime wage payment law, which applies to employees...

 


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