Can California Payroll Companies Be Held Liable for Wage Statement Claims?

California law provides that a payroll service provider cannot be held liable for labor code violations –  but, a California appeals court recently held that employees may pursue tort claims against payroll service providers under a theory that the payroll … Continue reading

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Snell & Wilmer Secures Appellate Victory Enforcing Restrictive Covenants for First American Title

On October 9, 2018, attorneys from Snell & Wilmer’s Salt Lake City Labor & Employment Group secured a final victory for First American Title Company and First American Title Company LLC by way of a unanimous opinion from the U.S. … Continue reading

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Ring the Bell! Snell & Wilmer’s Labor and Employment Group Is Recognized in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

The U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® issued a 2019 edition of “Best Law Firms,” ranking law firms and practice groups on national and metropolitan tiers. Rankings are based on a number of factors, including evaluations by clients, lawyers, … Continue reading

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1 Reminder: Leave Can Be an ADA Reasonable Accommodation — Due in: Now

On February 1, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit alleging that Tennessee-based West Meade Place LLP violated the Americans with Disability Act (“ADA”) when it denied an employee’s requested leave as a reasonable accommodation for her anxiety … Continue reading

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AZ: Prohibit Confidentiality Agreements in Sex Assault/Harassment Cases

The Arizona House of Representatives is considering House Bill 2020 that seeks to prohibit confidentiality agreements in cases of alleged sexual assault or sexual harassment. See here. Proposed by Rep. Maria Syms (R-Paradise Valley), HB 2020 casts any confidentiality agreement … Continue reading

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To Disclose or Not to Disclose, That Will Be the Question

Whether it be a Hollywood mogul, a renowned politician or a formerly respected executive, it is clear from the Me Too and Time’s Up movements that the voices against and stands taken to uncover and prevent sexual harassment have a … Continue reading

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Can Employers Discover Social Media From a Plaintiff in a Harassment Suit? It Depends

Recently, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut denied in part an employer’s motion to compel the plaintiff to provide access to her social media accounts. The case, Marsteller v. Butterfield 8 Stamford LLC, involved sexual harassment under … Continue reading

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