September 2013 Number 59 In a case with particular interest for school administrators addressing issues such as bullying and threats,
August 2013 Number 46 The California Court of Appeal, in Estrada v. City of Los Angeles (July 24, 2013) __ Cal.App.4th __ 2013 WL 3831352, recently considered whether a "volunteer" worker
June 2013 Number 33 In Freeny v. City of San Buenaventura (June 4, 2013 ___ Cal.App.4th ___ [2013 WL 2421601]), the California Court of Appeal recently held that the California Government Tort Claims Act (Gov. Code, § 800 et seq.) prohibits plaintiffs from suing public employees for day-to-day decisions made on the job.
April 2013 Number 16 In Ellins v. City of Sierra Madre (Mar. 22, 2013) __ F.3d__ (2013 WL 1180299), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals considered whether John Ellins, a police officer for the City of Sierra Madre
March 2013 Number 14 In Sanchez v. Swissport Inc. (2013) 21 Cal.App.4th 1331, the California Court of Appeal considered a case of first impression regarding the interplay
March 2013 Number 11 For decades, employees have had a right to bring discrimination claims under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) based on claims that an employer's adverse employment action (such as termination) was due to the employee's protected class (e.g., race, sex, religion).