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Employer Wins A Round In Wage Case
Seyfarth Synopsis: In Donohue v. AMN Services, LLC, a class action alleging unpaid wages, the California Court of Appeal affirmed a summary judgment for the employer, upholding a rounding policy
United States
21 Dec 2018
Uber Epic: Arbitration Agreement Topples Class Claims
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Ninth Circuit, following the Supreme Court's 2018 decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis
United States
4 Oct 2018
Staffing Agency Class Settlement Bars Subsequent Case Against Agency's Client
Based on the legal principle of res judicata, a prior class action settlement that released a staffing agency and its agents barred a subsequent class action against the staffing agency's client.
United States
24 Apr 2018
Courts To Consider Theories, Not Facts, On Certification
In Lubin v. Wackenhut Corp., the California Court of Appeal reinstated an effort to certify a class of over 10,000 security officers required to sign on-duty meal period agreements.
United States
1 Dec 2016
Absent Express Contract, Arbitrator, Not Court, Rules On Class Arbitrability
The California Supreme Court, in Sandquist v. Lebo Automotive, deviated from rulings of most federal circuit courts to hold that the question of "who decides" whether class arbitration is available—courts or arbitrators—should be answered by interpreting the arbitration agreement under state contract law.
United States
4 Aug 2016
Surprisingly Good News: California Supreme Court Upholds Arbitration Agreement
Many companies doing business in California have had difficulty persuading California courts to enforce their arbitration agreements.
United States
12 Aug 2015
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