Opinions & Amicus Briefs

Employers Group 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