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Battle Of The Experts On Class Certification: A Win For Employers
The California Court of Appeal affirmed a denial of class certification on the ground that the plaintiff's expert report failed to establish claims could be determined on common evidence.
United States
16 May 2017
Unions Find The Grass On The Other Side Of Prop 64 Particularly Green
Recently, the San Francisco Chronicle published an interesting story examining two fronts on which labor unions are trying to cash in on the passage of Prop 64 in November 2016...
United States
25 Apr 2017
Marijuana At Work: Testing Of (And For) Mary Jane
California voters gave the green light to recreational use of marijuana with the passage of Prop 64.
United States
21 Apr 2017
California High On Proposition 64's Recreational Marijuana Law
Golden State voters trail-blazed the way for the legalized use and sale of marijuana on November 8, 2016.
United States
16 Nov 2016
SB 1241—What Happens In California Stays In California (Sorry, Vegas)
Governor Brown signed into law SB1241, which adds Section 925 to the Labor Code to restrain the ability of employers to require employees to litigate or arbitrate employment disputes outside of California...
United States
4 Oct 2016
About That Trade Secret Leak: It's From Inside The Business!
Protecting trade secrets from employee theft requires more than using an NDA when onboarding employees. If businesses want to protect confidential information, they need a cradle-to-grave approach...
United States
9 Aug 2016
No Microscope Needed To See Why This Non-Compete Is Unenforceable
When is a microscope not needed? When the problem one is looking at is big as an elephant, not small as an amoeba.
United States
17 May 2016
California Moves Toward Ban On Mandatory Arbitration Of Labor Claims
On August 31, the California Legislature passed AB 465, aiming to "ensure that a contract to waive any of the rights, penalties, remedies, forums, or procedures under the Labor Code"—such as an arbitration agreement—is "a matter of voluntary consent."
United States
10 Sep 2015
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