Statute of Frauds, submitted by Tali Shaddow. Employer who promised to give employee house estopped from asserting statute of frauds, where employee detrimentally relied on promise.
Covenant of Good Faith & Fair Dealing Still Viable Claim, submitted by Dru Anne Keegan. This opposition to a demurrer argues that the covenant of good faith and fair dealing is still a viable cause of action after Guz v. Bechtel National, Inc. (2000) 24 Cal.4th 317.
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Covenant of Good Faith & Fair Dealing Protects Commissions , submitted by Stephen M. Murphy. Here are the appellate briefs which convinced the Ninth Circuit that the covenant of good faith and fair dealing limited the employer's discretion in setting commisions. Included are the opening and reply briefs.
Workplace Investigations, submitted by Michael A. Robbins. An expert witness writes about what is required for an employer's investigation of alleged employee misconduct to be appropriate, in light of the California Supreme Court's decision in Cotran.