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National Implications From Settlement of High-Profile Employee Raiding Case

Four major Silicon Valley-based tech companies—Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe Systems—announced a settlement on Thursday, April 24, in a closely-watched lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in the tech...more

4/28/2014 - DOJ Enforcement Actions Raids Settlement Wage and Hour

California Governor Signs Bill Limiting Attorneys’ Fees for Employers in Wage Cases

California Governor Jerry Brown on August 28, 2013, signed into law a measure limiting the ability of employers to obtain attorneys’ fee awards if they are prevailing defendants in wage disputes. Senate Bill (SB) 462...more

9/9/2013 - Attorney's Fees Bad Faith Employer Liability Issues Jerry Brown Minimum Wage Unpaid Overtime Wages

One-Sided Arbitration Agreement Found Unconscionable By California Court

Compton v. American Management Services LLC, No. B236669 (March 19, 2013): A California Court of Appeal recently held that an arbitration agreement was unenforceable because it was unconscionably one-sided. The agreement,...more

4/30/2013 - Arbitration Agreements Unconscionable Contracts

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