RICHARDS v. CH2M HILL, INC., S087484
An employer's series of unlawful actions are a continuing violation if the actions are sufficiently similar in kind; occur with sufficient frequency; and have not acquired a degree of permanence so that further efforts at informal conciliation would be futile.
- Decided 08/23/2001
- Published 08/23/2001
Supreme Court of California
Seyfarth, Shaw, Fairweather & Geraldson, Seyfarth Shaw, Mark H. Van Brussel, Mark P. Grajski, Sacramento; Sherman & Howard and Theodore A. Olsen, Denver, CO, for Defendant and Appellant., Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, Katherine C. Huibonhoa and Paul W. Cane, Jr., San Francisco, for California Employment Law Council as Amicus Curiae, on behalf of Defendant and Appellant., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, David A. Cathcart, Timothy S. Lykowski, Los Angeles, and Annette M. Gammon, for The Employers Group as Amicus Curiae, on behalf of Defendant and Appellant., Christopher H. Whelan, Gold River; Joseph Posner; Law Offices of Ellen Lake and Ellen Lake, Oakland, for Plaintiff and Respondent.