Fenwick Employment Brief - May 12, 2010


Fenwick Employment Brief - May 12, 2010.

In this issue:

*Sharply divided Ninth Circuit affirms class certification for more than one million Walmart employees.

*California Supreme Court broadens judicial review of arbitration awards.

*News Bites:

..Ninth Circuit Refuses to Enforce Arbitration Agreement

..Firing Female Trucker for Failing Physical Fitness Test Raises Triable Issue of Discriminatory Pretext

..California Supreme Court to Review Issue of Mixed Motive Defense

..HIV-Positive Manager May Bring Claim Under Amended ADA

..Same-Sex Couples Sue CalPERS and Federal Government Over Denial of Long-Term Health Insurance


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