Opinions & Amicus Briefs

EverythingHR Legal Committee: 2010 Amicus Briefs Review

Case Name Category Links
White v. Ultramar, Inc. “Managing Agent,” Supervisors Opinion  
Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Echazabal ADA, Civil rights of Handicapped  Opinion  
US Airways, Inc. v. Barnett ADA, Civil rights of Handicapped  Opinion  
E.E.O.C. v. Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps Arbitration Opinion  
Armendariz v. Foundation Health Psychcare Servs. Arbitration Opinion  
Circuit City Stores, Inc. v. Adams Arbitration, Unions Opinion  
Schneider Moving & Storage Co. v. Robbins Arbitration, Unions Opinion  
Vizcaino v. Microsoft Corp. Benefits Opinion  
Watson v. Fort Worth Bank & Trust Discrimination, Civil Rights Opinion  
Dyna-Med, Inc. v. Fair Employment & Housing Comm’n  Discrimination, FEHA Opinion  
Carrisales v. Dep’t of Correction  Discrimination, Harassment, FEHA Opinion  
Guz v. Bechtel National, Inc. Discrimination, Termination Opinion  
Reno v. Baird Discrimination/FEHA Opinion  
Inter-Modal Rail Employees Ass’n v. Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Ry. Co. Economic Activity, Employee Retirement Income Security Act Opinion  
Caterpillar Inc. v. Williams Federalism, Federral Preemption of State Jurisdiction Opinion  
Rojo v. Kliger Sexual Harassment, FEHA Opinion  
Jennings v. Marralle Termimnain (Wrongful), Discrimination, Wage and Hour, FEHA Opinion  
Gantt v. Sentry Insurance  Termination (Tortious), Sexual Harassment, Worker’s Comp. Opinion  
Green v. Ralee Eng’g Co.  Termination (Wrongful) Opinion  
Hunter v. UpRight, Inc.  Termination (Wrongful) Opinion  
Newman v. Emerson Radio Corp. Termination (Wrongful) Opinion  
Foley v. Interactive Data Corp. Termination (Wrongful) Opinion  
City of Moorpark v. Superior Court  Termination (Wrongful), FEHA Opinion  
Shoemaker v. Myers Termination (Wrongful), Worker’s Comp Opinion  
Oracle Corp. v. Falotti Termination, Benefits Opinion  
Rozay’s Transfer v. Local Freight Drivers Unions Opinion  
Cortez v. Purolator Air Filtration Products Co. Wage and Hour Opinion  
Sav-On Drug Stores, Inc. v. Superior Court Wage and Hour  Opinion  
Golden Gate Restaurant Ass’n v. San Francisco ERISA Preemption.  Employer tax to pay for healthcare. Opinion  
Reid v. Google, Inc. Discrimination; Stray Remarks Opinion  
Pracha v. Ralphs Profit-based incentive compensation Opinion  
Brewer v. Premier Golf Properties Employment contracts; Statutory requirements and regulations. Opinion  
Savaglio v. Wal-Mart Stores Meal Periods Opinion  
Chamber of Commers of US v. Brown Preemption; NLRA; Speech Opinion  
DHL Express (USA), Inc. v. Ontiveros Arbitration agreements Opinion  
LeBlanc v. White Memorial Medical Center Arbitration agreements Opinion  
Harris v. Santa monica   Opinion  
Coito v. Superior Court Attorney work product Opinion  
Riley v. Kennedy Union activities; Funding Opinion  
District of Columbia v. Heller    Opinion  
Pellegrino v. Robert Half Int’l Overtime exemptions Opinion  
Rite Aid      
Brinker v. Superior Court Meal Periods Opinion  
Chavez v. City of Los Angeles  Attorney’s Fees Opinion  
Duran, et al. v. US Bank Class certification; Wage and Hour    
Arenas v. El Torito Restaurants Class certification;exempt status Opinion  
Costco v. Superior Court Work product; Confidentiality; exempt status Opinion  
Dukes v. Wal-Mart, Inc. Sex Discrimination; Wages Opinion  
Jaimez v. Daiohs USA, Inc. Class certification; Wage and Hour Opinion  
Sullivan v. Oracle Corp. Business travelers; CA State Labor Code Opinion  
Wingert v. Yellow Freight Systems, Inc.   Opinion  
Pearson Dental Supplies, Inc. v. Superior Court FEHA Discrimination; Arbitration Opinion  
Dotson v. Amgen, Inc. Arbitration Opinion  
California Grocers Assn. v. City of Los Angeles NLRA; Labor-Management Relations Opinion  
Roby v. McKesson Corp. Discrimination; harassment; damage awards Opinion  
Bradley v. Networkers International  Independent contractors; Wages; Meal and rest periods. Summary  
Whalen v. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Exempt status Opinion  
Cable Connection, Inc. v. DirecTV, Inc.  Arbitration; Judicial review Opinion  
Currie-White v. blockbuster PAGA; Discovery; Seats    
Sandra T.E. v. South Berwyn School District 100 Attorney-client privilege; work product Opinion  
Keller v. Tuesday Morning, Inc. Exempt status; overtime; class certification Opinion  
Int’l Society for Krishna Consciousness of Calif. v. City of Los Angeles Public forums;Reasonable restrictions Opinion  
Servive Employees International v. Preferred Building Svc  NLRA;    
Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1756 v. Superior Court PAGA: Unfair Competition Opinion  
Arias v. Superior Court (Angelo Dairy) PAGA: Unfair Competition; Class action Opinion  
Ybarra v. Aramark Corp Termination; Disposition of final wages    
Waremart Foods v. NLRB   Opinion  
Amaral v. Cintas Corp. No. 2 Living wage ordinance; Opinion  
Randall v. Costco Wholesale Corp. Attorney-client privilege; work product    
Kimoto v. McDonalds Corp. Meal and Rest periods; class certification    
Chou v. Starbucks Corp. Wages; Tip pooling    
Pineda v Bank of America, N.A. Wages; final payments Opinion  
Hammond v. County of Los Angeles   Opinion  
Castillo v. Beverly Books, Inc. Meal and Rest periods; Opinion  
Willis v. Dep’t of Agriculture   Opinion  
Deleon v. Verizon Wireless Commissions; Wages; Opinion  
Chindarah v. Pick Up Stix, Inc. Exempt status; wages; overtime Opinion