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Jamerson C. Allen

Principal
San Francisco

P 415-394-9400
F 415-394-9401
AllenJ@jacksonlewis.com

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Biography

Jamerson C. Allen is a Principal in the San Francisco, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He joined Jackson Lewis in 1989.

Mr. Allen represents employers in a wide variety of matters, including defending against claims for wrongful termination, wage hour violations, workplace harassment, defamation and discrimination on the basis of disability, pregnancy, sex, race, age, and national origin. Mr. Allen has also represented a number of employers in public accommodation cases brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Unruh Civil Rights Act. He is a Co-Chair of the firm's Title III ADA Public Accommodations and California Compliance Teams.

Mr. Allen also counsels employers regarding a wide variety of areas. He advises employers on complying with federal and California requirements for disability accommodation and protected leaves of absence. He frequently conducts disability and leave of absence training sessions for managers, supervisors and human resources professionals. In addition, Mr. Allen advises clients on wage-hour compliance, internal investigations of harassment and misconduct, independent contractor status, disciplining employees and utilizing consumer credit reports and investigative consumer reports.

Mr. Allen is a regular contributor for the California legal updates posted on the firm's website.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • State Bar of California, Employment Law Section

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March 27, 2015
Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Comment on Executive Action and Key Legislative Activity

March 27, 2015

Jackson Lewis attorneys Paul DeCamp, Chris Chrisbens, Cliff Atlas, Frank Alvarez, Joe Lynett, Jamie Allen, Cynthia Filla, and Kathryn Russo are quoted in the Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily article “Presidential Action, State and Federal Legislation: 2014 Review – 2015 Preview.” Read More

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June 9, 2016

San Diego Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance Approved by Popular Vote

June 9, 2016

Employers in the City of San Diego will need to review their current paid sick leave and minimum wage policies to ensure they comply with a voter-approved ordinance extending paid sick leave and raising the minimum wage for workers in the City. Proposition I, the “Referendum of Ordinance Relating to Earned Sick Leave and Minimum... Read More

March 8, 2016

New California Regulations on Workplace Anti-Harassment, Anti-Discrimination Policies Effective April 1

March 8, 2016

New California regulations declaring that “[e]mployers have an affirmative duty to create a workplace environment that is free from employment practices prohibited by” the California Fair Employment and Housing Act and that “[e]mployers have an affirmative duty to take reasonable steps to prevent and promptly correct... Read More

December 7, 2015

California Labor Commissioner’s Enforcement Powers Set to Expand Dramatically

December 7, 2015

Effective January 1, 2016, California employers face a Labor Commissioner with significantly enhanced authority to enforce judgments for unpaid wages under California’s Fair Day’s Pay Act. The new law seeks to prevent “wage theft” by authorizing the Labor Commissioner to issue stop work orders against employers... Read More

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New California Regulations on Workplace Anti-Harassment, Anti-Discrimination Policies Effective April 1
March 10, 2016

New California regulations declaring that “[e]mployers have an affirmative duty to create a workplace environment that is free from employment practices prohibited by” the California Fair Employment and Housing Act and that “[e]mployers have an affirmative duty to take reasonable steps to prevent and promptly correct discriminatory and Read More

California Labor Commissioner’s Enforcement Powers Set to Expand Dramatically
December 7, 2015

Effective January 1, 2016, California employers face a Labor Commissioner with significantly enhanced authority to enforce judgments for unpaid wages under California’s Fair Day’s Pay Act. Read More

California Supreme Court to Decide if California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act is “Unconstitutionally Vague”
December 3, 2015

The California Supreme Court will decide if the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA) is unconstitutionally vague. In Connor v. Read More