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Jamerson C. Allen

Shareholder
San Francisco

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

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Biography

Jamerson C. Allen is a Shareholder 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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March 26, 2015

New California Family Rights Act Regulations Become Effective July 1

March 26, 2015

Amendments to the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) regulations, going into effect on July 1, 2015, are meant to clarify a number of uncertainties, align the CFRA regulations more closely with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) regulations (where the laws are consistent), and ensure employers... Read More

December 4, 2014

Minimum Salary Rate Increases for California Computer Software Professional Exemption Announced

December 4, 2014

The required compensation levels for employees exempt from overtime rate of pay requirements under the California computer software professional exemption will increase by 2.2 percent from current levels beginning January 1, 2015, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has announced.  This means that the minimum... Read More

November 12, 2014

Oakland, California, Passes Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, Hospitality Service Charges Measure

November 12, 2014

A City of Oakland ballot measure increasing the minimum wage for most employees, requiring paid sick leave and mandating payment of employer-levied service charges to employees has passed with over 80 percent of the vote. Measure FF’s provisions raising the minimum wage and requiring paid sick leave will go into effect March 2,... Read More

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New California Family Rights Act Regulations Become Effective July 1
March 26, 2015

Amendments to the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) regulations, going into effect on July 1, 2015, are meant to clarify a number of uncertainties, align the CFRA regulations more closely with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) regulations (where the laws are consistent), and ensure employers and employees have a clear Read More

California Labor Commissioner Addresses State Paid Sick Leave Requirements
December 3, 2014

The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement’s website has been updated to include Frequently Asked Questions on California’s new Paid Sick Leave law, as well as a revised Wage Theft Prevention Act Notice and workplace poster. Read More

Oakland, California, Passes Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, Hospitality Service Charges Measure
November 12, 2014

A City of Oakland ballot measure increasing the minimum wage for most employees, requiring paid sick leave and mandating payment of employer-levied service charges to employees has passed with over 80 percent of the vote. Read More