VACATION AND LITIGATION

With summer in full swing, many employees are taking vacations with their families. Meanwhile, Human Resources managers are checking leave balances. As the Court of Appeal recently reiterated in the case of Owen v. Macy’s, the law does not require that an...

‘RICCI’ AND A HARD PLACE

When is it lawful under anti-discrimination laws for an employer to intentionally discriminate against members of one protected class, to avoid a disparate impact claim by individuals in another protected group? The U.S. Supreme Court addressed that question in Ricci...

CONGRATULATIONS TO JENNIFER SHAW!

Jennifer Shaw has been named by Northern California Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in California for 2009. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers.
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