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November 2019 California Employment Law Notes

We invite you to review our newly-posted November 2019 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law. The highlights include: Court Upholds Whistleblower Verdicts In Favor Of Fired Parking Ticket Hearing Examiners College Professor Was Retaliated Against For Complaining About Hostile Environment Discriminatory Failure-To-Hire Claim Must … Continue Reading

McDonald’s Corp Was Not The Joint Employer Of Its Franchisees’ Employees

Salazar v. McDonald’s Corp., 939 F.3d 1051 (9th Cir. 2019) McDonald’s Corporation (“McDonald’s”) was named as a defendant in a putative class action filed by the employees of the Haynes Family Limited Partnership, which operated eight McDonald’s franchises in the Bay Area. The putative class members alleged they were denied overtime premiums, meal and rest … Continue Reading

Employees’ Alter Ego/Joint Employer Claims Should Not Have Been Dismissed

Turman v. Superior Court, 17 Cal. App. 5th 969 (2017) Former employees of the restaurant Koji’s Japan, Inc. sued Koji’s along with Koji’s president, sole shareholder and director Arthur J. Parent, Jr. (“Parent”) and A.J. Parent Company, Inc. (aka “America’s Printer”). Following a bench trial, the trial court determined that Parent and America’s Printer were … Continue Reading
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