The court’s opinion instructs that employee agreements to arbitrate may be obtained through written acknowledgments referencing company manuals.
Arbitration remains a preferred forum for many employers, yet courts are...more
On November 10, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit continued its recent trend of declining to enforce arbitration clauses after finding that the contracts containing those clauses were never actually formed...more
On September 28, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed a bill that puts a potentially enormous liability risk on companies that use workers supplied by “labor contractors” that fail to pay all wages due the workers....more
E-commerce forges ahead as many consumers’ preferred way of buying things, and the law is evolving to meet the demands of advancing technology while also accounting for the public’s protection. In the most recent example, the...more
With the New Year comes a slew of California employment regulations that every company conducting business in the Golden State must follow.
Unless otherwise stated, the following Assembly bills (ABs) go into effect...more