On January 9, 2017, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his new “New York Promise” agenda, a sweeping package of reforms that the Governor promises will “advance principles of social justice, affirm New York’s progressive values, and a set a national standard for protections against all forms of discrimination.” As part
2013 – A Year in Review
2014 – An Interesting Year Ahead
Summary of Program
Join the attorneys from Weintraub Tobin’s Labor and Employment Group as they discuss important legal developments from 2013 and review the complexities of a number of new laws facing employersin 2014.
Sacramento Date: January 16, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. –…
By: Chuck Post
In Vance v. Ball State University, the Supreme Court clarified a long open question, “Who is a supervisor under Title VII?” The question is important because employers are directly responsible for employee harassment by a supervisor. In the case of worker harassment of a co-worker, however, employer liability is less direct.
In Bernard v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, plaintiff sued his employer for constructive discharge and "breach of covenant of good faith and fair dealing," claiming it misrepresented its sales program requirements. Plaintiff claimed the company had a termination for cause only policy. However, he had signed the following at will agreement: "You or…