We invite you to review our newly-posted October 2022 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law. The highlights include: Hollywood Producer Is Not Liable For Drowning Death Of Executive Assistant Employer May Not Inquire Into Former Employee’s Immigration Status Workers’ Comp Determination Does Not Govern … Continue Reading
Malloy v. Superior Court, 2022 WL 4298371 (Cal. Ct. App. 2022) Eleanor Malloy began working remotely for her employer (which was located in Orange County) at her home in Los Angeles County in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Malloy filed a complaint in the Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging pregnancy discrimination under the … Continue Reading
Holmes v. Petrovich Dev. Co., 191 Cal. App. 4th 1047 (2011) Gina Holmes sued her employer for harassment based on pregnancy, retaliation, constructive discharge, violation of the right to privacy and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The trial court granted summary adjudication to the defendants with respect to the claims for harassment, retaliation and constructive … Continue Reading
Hulteen v. AT&T Corp., 2007 WL 2332071 (9th Cir. Aug. 17, 2007) (en banc) The federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) became effective in 1979. Prior to the PDA, an AT&T employee who was on pregnancy leave was not awarded service credit for the period of her pregnancy leave, whereas employees who were on … Continue Reading
Hulteen v. AT&T Corp., 441 F.3d 653 (9th Cir. 2006) The federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) became effective in 1979. Prior to the PDA, an AT&T employee who was on pregnancy leave was not awarded service credit for the period of her pregnancy leave, whereas employees who were on other temporary disability leaves … Continue Reading
Liu v. Amway Corp., 347 F.3d 1125 (9th Cir. 2003) Xin Liu lost her job as a scientist in the Concentrate Development Department of the Nutrilite Division of Amway approximately 18 months after she was hired. Liu, who was on a leave of absence following her pregnancy, was informed that her position had been eliminated … Continue Reading
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