Author Archives: Greg Mullanax

Ninth Circuit Revives Yolo County Sexual Harassment Claim

A FEHA sexual harassment claim filed against Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto was revived by the Ninth Circuit in an unpublished decision after the federal district court granted defendant’s motion for summary judgment. Lessons from the Ninth Circuit: There is … Continue reading

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Online DFEH Right-to-Sue Requests – Digital Signatures

Today Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2296 regarding digital signatures. From the Legislative Counsel’s Digest: Existing law, the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, provides that a record or signature may not be denied legal effect or enforceability solely because it is … Continue reading

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Another Reminder that FEHA Defendants Can be Awarded Attorney’s Fees

Here’s another reminder that a plaintiff in a FEHA case may be ordered to pay defendant’s attorney’s fees if the court finds that “…plaintiff’s action was frivolous, unreasonable or without foundation, even though not brought in subjective bad faith.” There’s … Continue reading

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