Court of Appeals

Hugging Boss at Work
Court of Appeals

Bosses Who Hug Their Employees May Create a Hostile Work Environment

March 3, 2017

Hugs from your boss could indeed create a hostile work environment. In an opinion issued just last week, a three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit… Read More Bosses Who Hug Their Employees May Create a Hostile Work Environment

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Death Knell Doctrine
Court of Appeals

California Court of Appeal Finds Dismissal of Claims for “Death Knell” Doctrine

February 11, 2016

In order to protect potential class members’ rights, the “death knell” doctrine permits immediate appeal from a court order denying the certification of class claims, yet… Read More California Court of Appeal Finds Dismissal of Claims for “Death Knell” Doctrine

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