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Prompt payment of wages upon retirement? The decision is still out.

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Does an employee who retires quit?  California employers are required to promptly pay final wages to employees when they “quit.”  Specifically, Labor Code section 202 provides that employees without a contract for a definite period are entitled to prompt payment of wages either within 72 hours of quitting or immediately upon quitting if they provide Read more.....

Employers may be liable for punitive damages up to $300,000 until Title VII, even when the jury only awards the employee $1 in nominal damages.

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Harassment, discrimination and retaliation can be costly for employers, even when employees do not suffer substantial injuries as a consequence of the conduct.  Employees who sue their employers under Title VII for harassment, discrimination or retaliation are subject to its statutory caps on compensatory and punitive damages.  The caps are based on the size of Read more.....

2014 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Posted on: July 24, 2014

Eleven of Wilke Fleury’s attorneys have been listed as 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The firm’s Super Lawyers are Philip Birney, Daniel Egan, George Guthrie, Ronald Lamb, Stephen Marmaduke, Thomas Redmon and Robert Tyler. The firm’s Rising Stars are Daniel Baxter, Anthony Eaton and Steven Williamson. Super Lawyers® is a service of Read more.....