Londono v. The City of Elizabeth, 2010 WL 3720299 (App. Div., September 17, 2010) – In this case, the Appellate Division refused to dismiss a clerk’s battery claim against a municipal judge, even though her sexual harassment claim against the judge under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) was dismissed on summary judgment. Because the judge was neither her employer, nor could he be an aider and abettor to his own conduct, her sexual harassment claim against him under the LAD failed. However, following established New Jersey precedent, the court found that a claim for battery can exist independent of the LAD claim and allowed that claim to proceed.
In Mandall v. Brd. of Review, Dept. of Labor, 2012 WL 414562 (App. Div. Feb. 10, 2012), the Appellate Division affirmed that an employee who is unable able to work because of incarceration is not eligible to receive unemployment benefits. The standard for disqualification of unemployment benefits in New Jersey is whether the employee leaves
On March 29, 2023, the California Supreme Court put the final nail in the coffin of an employee’s claim that California Labor Code Section 204 requires employees to be paid on weekends. The California high court declined to review the case Parsons v. Estenson Logistics, LLC, in which an employee had sought to pursue claims under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) alleging he was consistently paid two days late each week because his employer paid wages due on Saturday on the following Monday.
The latest version of Article L. 1235-3 of the French Labor Code, based on the “Macron Ordinances,” has recently been the subject of major dispute, with several labor tribunals issuing conflicting decisions.