Opinions & Amicus Briefs

EverythingHR Legal Committee: 2010 Amicus Briefs Review

Case NameCategoryLinks
White v. Ultramar, Inc.“Managing Agent,” SupervisorsOpinion 
Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. EchazabalADA, Civil rights of Handicapped Opinion 
US Airways, Inc. v. BarnettADA, Civil rights of Handicapped Opinion 
E.E.O.C. v. Luce, Forward, Hamilton & ScrippsArbitrationOpinion 
Armendariz v. Foundation Health Psychcare Servs.ArbitrationOpinion 
Circuit City Stores, Inc. v. AdamsArbitration, UnionsOpinion 
Schneider Moving & Storage Co. v. RobbinsArbitration, UnionsOpinion 
Vizcaino v. Microsoft Corp.BenefitsOpinion 
Watson v. Fort Worth Bank & TrustDiscrimination, Civil RightsOpinion 
Dyna-Med, Inc. v. Fair Employment & Housing Comm’n Discrimination, FEHAOpinion 
Carrisales v. Dep’t of Correction Discrimination, Harassment, FEHAOpinion 
Guz v. Bechtel National, Inc.Discrimination, TerminationOpinion 
Reno v. BairdDiscrimination/FEHAOpinion 
Inter-Modal Rail Employees Ass’n v. Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Ry. Co.Economic Activity, Employee Retirement Income Security ActOpinion 
Caterpillar Inc. v. WilliamsFederalism, Federral Preemption of State JurisdictionOpinion 
Rojo v. KligerSexual Harassment, FEHAOpinion 
Jennings v. MarralleTermimnain (Wrongful), Discrimination, Wage and Hour, FEHAOpinion 
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), FEHAOpinion 
Shoemaker v. MyersTermination (Wrongful), Worker’s CompOpinion 
Oracle Corp. v. FalottiTermination, BenefitsOpinion 
Rozay’s Transfer v. Local Freight DriversUnionsOpinion 
Cortez v. Purolator Air Filtration Products Co.Wage and HourOpinion 
Sav-On Drug Stores, Inc. v. Superior CourtWage and Hour Opinion 
Golden Gate Restaurant Ass’n v. San FranciscoERISA Preemption.  Employer tax to pay for healthcare.Opinion 
Reid v. Google, Inc.Discrimination; Stray RemarksOpinion 
Pracha v. RalphsProfit-based incentive compensationOpinion 
Brewer v. Premier Golf PropertiesEmployment contracts; Statutory requirements and regulations.Opinion 
Savaglio v. Wal-Mart StoresMeal PeriodsOpinion 
Chamber of Commers of US v. BrownPreemption; NLRA; SpeechOpinion 
DHL Express (USA), Inc. v. OntiverosArbitration agreementsOpinion 
LeBlanc v. White Memorial Medical CenterArbitration agreementsOpinion 
Harris v. Santa monica Opinion 
Coito v. Superior CourtAttorney work productOpinion 
Riley v. KennedyUnion activities; FundingOpinion 
District of Columbia v. Heller  Opinion 
Pellegrino v. Robert Half Int’lOvertime exemptionsOpinion 
Rite Aid   
Brinker v. Superior CourtMeal PeriodsOpinion 
Chavez v. City of Los Angeles Attorney’s FeesOpinion 
Duran, et al. v. US BankClass certification; Wage and Hour  
Arenas v. El Torito RestaurantsClass certification;exempt statusOpinion 
Costco v. Superior CourtWork product; Confidentiality; exempt statusOpinion 
Dukes v. Wal-Mart, Inc.Sex Discrimination; WagesOpinion 
Jaimez v. Daiohs USA, Inc.Class certification; Wage and HourOpinion 
Sullivan v. Oracle Corp.Business travelers; CA State Labor CodeOpinion 
Wingert v. Yellow Freight Systems, Inc. Opinion 
Pearson Dental Supplies, Inc. v. Superior CourtFEHA Discrimination; ArbitrationOpinion 
Dotson v. Amgen, Inc.ArbitrationOpinion 
California Grocers Assn. v. City of Los AngelesNLRA; Labor-Management RelationsOpinion 
Roby v. McKesson Corp.Discrimination; harassment; damage awardsOpinion 
Bradley v. Networkers International Independent contractors; Wages; Meal and rest periods.Summary 
Whalen v. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.Exempt statusOpinion 
Cable Connection, Inc. v. DirecTV, Inc. Arbitration; Judicial reviewOpinion 
Currie-White v. blockbusterPAGA; Discovery; Seats  
Sandra T.E. v. South Berwyn School District 100Attorney-client privilege; work productOpinion 
Keller v. Tuesday Morning, Inc.Exempt status; overtime; class certificationOpinion 
Int’l Society for Krishna Consciousness of Calif. v. City of Los AngelesPublic forums;Reasonable restrictionsOpinion 
Servive Employees International v. Preferred Building Svc NLRA;  
Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1756 v. Superior CourtPAGA: Unfair CompetitionOpinion 
Arias v. Superior Court (Angelo Dairy)PAGA: Unfair Competition; Class actionOpinion 
Ybarra v. Aramark CorpTermination; Disposition of final wages  
Waremart Foods v. NLRB Opinion 
Amaral v. Cintas Corp. No. 2Living 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 paymentsOpinion 
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 WirelessCommissions; Wages;Opinion 
Chindarah v. Pick Up Stix, Inc.Exempt status; wages; overtimeOpinion