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Justices pass on second opportunity to resolve the California PAGA divide in the Bridgestone case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2015

For a second time the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging a California Supreme Court holding that the state’s Private Attorneys


Pattern-or-practice claim doesn't trump arbitration agreement - Karp v. Cigna Healthcare Inc.
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2012

Once again a court has been required to consider whether a federal statutory claim might limit the reach of the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. 1 et. seq. (“FAA”), and prevent arbitration of an individual discrimination claim


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


High-court showdown looming? NLRB defends D.R. Horton Section 7 decision with full-throated rebuttal in Murphy Oil
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2014

In the wake of Federal Circuit courts rejecting its position on the issue of class action waivers, the National Labor Relations Board is digging in


Third Circuit: availability of classwide arbitration is an issue for the courts not arbitrators unless the parties agreed otherwise
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

Wednesday, the Third Circuit held that the determination of whether an agreement allows classwide arbitration is a question of arbitrability for the


California appellate court orders arbitration and rules that claims may not proceed on behalf of a class plaintiff in Macy's OT action gets what she bargained for
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2013

A recent decision from a California Court of Appeals reflects a growing, if at times reluctant, acceptance by California courts of employment


California state and federal courts renew their attacks on arbitration agreements
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2013

In 1991, Sega introduced the video character Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic became insanely popular, spawning several generations of videogames that are


California District Court compels arbitration of class and collective wage and hour claims
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

Dorothy Gale famously remarked upon finding herself in Oz "Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." Class action wage and hour


Employee accepted arbitration offer when she continued to work, Sixth Circuit rules
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

In a Halloween treat for employers, the Sixth Circuit ruled this morning that an employee had contractually agreed to arbitrate any employment