Watrous, et al. v. Group Voyagers, Inc.

Plaintiffs' successful opposition in arbitration to Defendant's motion to require application of non-California law based on contract


Defendant employer, headquartered in Colorado, required employees to execute a standard form employment agreement providing for application of Colorado law. Defendant employer in this Denver arbitration brought a motion that the effect of the agreement was to extinguish the rights of plaintiff employees, who were California residents. Defendant's motion was denied. The attached document was part of plaintiffs' successful opposition. After contrasting California and Colorado employment law, it discusses the importance of California wage and hour laws and how they are immune from waiver by contract.

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