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California Supreme Court Holds that Plaintiffs Cannot Utilize Conversion Claims to Recover Unpaid Wages

The California Supreme Court recently held that the tort claim of conversion is not an appropriate vehicle for plaintiffs seeking recovery of unpaid wages. In Voris v. Lampert (Cal. 2019) Case No. S241812, the plaintiff brought suit against three start-up ventures and two individual defendants to recover wages which had been promised to the plaintiff...… Continue Reading The post California Supreme Court Holds that Plaintiffs Cannot Utilize Conversion Claims to Recover Unpaid Wages appeared first on California Workplace Law Blog.
August 27, 2019

New TSCA Labelling Requirements for Composite Wood Products to go into Effect March 22, 2019

Employees can sue for unsafe work environment. At Jackson Lewis, we pride ourselves in providing advice to employers on how to prevent or minimize workplace related claims. Employers are obligated to warn consumers and employees of any risks involved with exposure to products or space exhibiting certain levels of chemicals. This article addresses the new...… Continue Reading The post New TSCA Labelling Requirements for Composite Wood Products to go into Effect March 22, 2019 appeared first on California Workplace Law Blog.
March 21, 2019

Scientist Awarded $3M by Pennsylvania Jury in Gender Discrimination Suit

A federal jury recently awarded a female scientist $3 million for her gender discrimination claims against PPG Industries, Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Half of the award was for emotional distress damages. In the case, Carol Knox worked for PPG for 23 years and was a Project Manager in the research and development group, where...… Continue Reading
October 30, 2018