Dislike of Your Boss Is Not a Disability

by Michelle Ferber and Ben McDonald The California Court of Appeal for the Third Appellate District upheld a Sacramento County Court’s grant of summary judgment for an employer in a case involving an employee who sought disability claims for the anxiety and stress she allegedly suffered due to the standard supervision of her employer. Defendant Sutter Medical Foundation hired Plaintiff

Thinking of Passing on Uniform Costs to Your Employees?

by Michelle Ferber and Ben McDonald In a hearing before a three judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on June 4, 2015, a former employee of Denny’s asked the court to reconsider a lawsuit against the restaurant chain regarding the financial burden of special non-slip footwear the chain requires its employees to wear on the job.  The