Fenwick Employment Brief - February 8, 2008
2/8/2008 - In a significant ruling for employers, the California Supreme Court recently held that an employer is not required to accommodate an employee who uses medical marijuana.
Fenwick Employment Brief - December 10, 2007
12/10/2007 - In Mokler v. County of Orange, a California Court of Appeal held there was sufficient evidence to support a plaintiff's retaliatory dismissal claim, but rejected her sexual harassment claim as not being sufficiently severe or pervasive.
Fenwick Employment Brief - October 8, 2007
10/8/2007 - In a decision narrowing the scope of the administrative exemption, a California Court of Appeal held in Harris v. Superior Court that insurance claims adjusters were improperly classified under the administrative exemption.
Intellectual Property Bulletin Summer 2007
6/26/2007 - On May 23, 2007, Coca-Cola employee Joya Williams was sentenced to eight years in prison for trying to sell Coke's trade secrets to rival Pepsi.