Tag Archives: disability discrimination

UPDATES FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS – APRIL 2016

TREATED AS HAVING A DISABILITY IN ORDER TO DISCRIMINATE In Wallace v. County of Stanislaus, plaintiff was a sheriff’s deputy who sued the County of Stanislaus (the “County”) for disability discrimination after he was placed on unpaid leave of absence.  The County argued that plaintiff could not safely perform his duties as a bailiff with… Read More »

UPDATES FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS – SEPTEMBER 2014

FRANCHISOR LIABLE? In Patterson v. Domino’s Pizza, the plaintiff alleged that she had been sexually harassed by her supervisor.  She sued both her direct employer, who was a franchisee of Domino’s Pizza, as well as Domino’s Pizza itself as the franchisor.  Plaintiff claimed that Domino’s Pizza was liable because it was her joint employer, and… Read More »