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Without Evidence Of Discriminatory Bias, Employer's Business Reason For Termination Upheld

In Batarse v. Service Employees International Union, Local 1000 (2012) 209 Cal.App.4th 820, the court addressed whether an employee's offered evidence of retaliatory conduct was sufficient to overcome the employer's business reasons for termination in a suit alleging racial discrimination under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

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California Supreme Court Addresses Attorney Work Product Privilege for Witness Statements and Identities

In Coito v. Superior Court of Stanislaus County (June 25, 2012) __ Cal.4th __ (2012 WL 2369186), the California Supreme Court reviewed the attorney work product privilege in the context of (1) recordings of witness interviews conducted by investigators employed by counsel, and (2) information concerning the identity of witnesses from whom counsel had obtained statements.

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Lozano Smith Attorneys Defending City Of Los Angeles And LAPD Secure Favorable Verdict In Employment Case

Lozano Smith Attorneys Defending City Of Los Angeles And LAPD Secure Favorable Verdict In Employment Case

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The Date Of A Public Entity's Denial Of Leave To Present A Late Claim Must Be Included In The Notice Of Denial

In D.C. v. Oakdale Joint Unified School District, et al. (March 1, 2012) ___ Cal.App.___ (2012 WL 662461), a question was raised as to whether a public entity was required to include the actual date of the board's denial of leave in its notice of denial.

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