In a somewhat unexpected, but not that surprising, ruling, the California Labor Commissioner, on June 3, 2015, issued a 12-page decision in favor of a pro se plaintiff driver against mighty Uber Technologies, Inc. for...more
Last summer, the California Supreme Court ruled in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempted California’s policy against enforcement of class action waivers in...more
Recently enacted state legislation that aims to boost hiring may actually jeopardize California employers who are trying to safeguard their existing workers and business assets.
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Letting an employee go is never easy. No one wants to be the bearer of bad news, especially in California where employee terminations seem to frequently end in (or begin) claims or lawsuits alleging discrimination,...more
A series of recently enacted, far-reaching California laws targeting employers who retaliate against workers could subject the state’s employers and, potentially, their attorneys, to criminal penalties. So far, California—a...more