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Tag Archives: Sexual Harassment

LITIGATION UPDATES – APRIL 2016

Berkeley Law School Dean Steps Down After Sexual Harassment Claims The Dean of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law stepped down after his former executive assistant sued him in California state court on sexual harassment claims.  In her lawsuit, plaintiff claimed that the Dean gave her unwelcome bear hugs, kisses on the cheek […]

LITIGATION UPDATES – FEBRUARY 2015

Revenge Porn Extortionist Convicted A California state jury convicted the owner of “revenge porn” website YouGotPosted.com, where jilted lovers submitted nude photos of their exes for public humiliation, of identity theft and extortion.  The owner’s conviction is the first to come after Gov. Jerry Brown in October 2013 signed a bill outlawing the posting of […]

UPDATES FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS – SEPTEMBER 2014

FRANCHISOR LIABLE? In Patterson v. Domino’s Pizza, the plaintiff alleged that she had been sexually harassed by her supervisor.  She sued both her direct employer, who was a franchisee of Domino’s Pizza, as well as Domino’s Pizza itself as the franchisor.  Plaintiff claimed that Domino’s Pizza was liable because it was her joint employer, and […]

UPDATES FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS – FEBRUARY 2014

Donning and Doffing Not CompensableOn January 27, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court in Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp. held that the time spent by employees donning and doffing (putting on and taking off) certain protective gear is not compensable under Section 203(o) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  This ruling will significantly impact […]

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