Category: California

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This Week at The Ninth: Class Certification and Misclassification

From JDSupra, James Sigel discusses a recent case in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said…

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U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to California’s Independent Contractor Law

From JDSupra, David Cheng reports on the United States Supreme Court’s decision to not review a lower…

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Time to Adapt: U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of California Assembly Bill No 5

From JDSupra, Marc Blubaugh discusses the United States Supreme Court’s decision to decline to review whether California’s independent…

Posted in Arbitration California

Supreme Court: An Employee’s Individual PAGA Claim Must Be Adjudicated in Arbitration

From JDSupra, Marjorie Soto Garcia, Ron Holland, Priya Singh, and Lauren Ziegler discuss the United States Supreme…

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The Supreme Court Strikes a Blow to PAGA: What California Employers Need to Know

From JDSupra, Mike Flesuras and Jennifer Rubin discuss the United States Supreme Court’s decision that says California’s…

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Supreme Court Permits Arbitration of Individual PAGA Claims

From JDSupra, Laura Devane, Robert Friedman, Julie McGoldrick, and Joseph Wientge Jr. discuss the United States Supreme…

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Solicitor General Recommends that the Supreme Court Not Hear the Appeal that the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act Preempts California’s AB5

  The Solicitor General of the United States filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court…

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California Cannabis Workers: Independent Contractor Exceptions 

From Lexology, Griffen Thorne does an outstanding job reviewing the requirements of California’s AB5 in connection with classifying…

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Rare Employer Victory in CA Misclassification Case

From JDSupra, Atticus Lee and Heather Sager discuss a recent case in which Walmart avoided waiting time…

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Good Faith Dispute Over Employment Relationship Allows Walmart to Escape Waiting Time Penalties

From JDSupra, Tyler Johnson discusses a recent case in which Walmart was able to avoid penalties for…

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Uber and Lyft Owe California $413 Million in Unemployment Insurance Taxes, Study Says

From Vice, Edward Ongweso Jr discusses a recent report which conlcudes that Uber and Lyft owe the state…

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California Continues to Go to the Dogs

From JDSupra, Anthony Oncidi and Dylan Tedford discuss an appellate case in California which centers on whether…