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Arbitrating PAGA Claims: The Ninth Circuit Compels It in the Valdez Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

So much case law has come down in the past several years regarding California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) - and its ability to withstand


Lewis v. Epic Systems Opinion - Seventh Circuit Swimming Against the Tide on Mandatory Individual Arbitration
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

In a sweeping May 26 opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit shook up the arbitral landscape and created a remarkable circuit


Following Precedent: Second Circuit Reaffirms Position Upholding Arbitration Agreements With Class Action Waivers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2016

Amid contrary decisions by the Seventh and Ninth Circuits, the Second Circuit followed its earlier precedent in Patterson v. Raymours Furniture Co


Reining In Individual Arbitration - Ninth Circuit Rules Class Waivers Unenforceable
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

In a 2-1 ruling, the Ninth Circuit became the second federal court of appeals to agree with the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) position that


The Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari in Iskanian only hardens the federal-state divide over PAGA claims
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

The divide continues between California and federal law on whether an arbitration agreement can entirely waive an employee’s ability to seek


The widening California divide: the rejection of Iskanian by federal district courts and potential resolution
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

In an October 22, 2014, posting, we addressed the growing divide between California federal district courts and the California Supreme Court over


Does D.R. Horton apply arbitration agreements without a class action waiver?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

Our sister blog, Employment Law Spotlight, recently reported on the decision of an NLRB administrative law judge regarding the legality of an


The California divide: federal courts refuse to follow state Supreme Court’s Iskanian decision
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2014

One of the last barriers to full enforcement of arbitration agreements with class action waivers sustained another blow last week. A California


California Supreme Court again considers the validity of class and representative action waivers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2014

Today, in a highly-anticipated decision, the California Supreme Court in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, Inc. (Case No. S204032


Courts continue to wrestle with arbitration issues
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2012

Decades ago, Congress passed the Federal Arbitration Act to combat the hostility courts showed towards arbitration agreements