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The Board vs. the Courts: Will 2016 mark the final showdown for class action waivers in arbitration agreements?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

Arbitration agreements are practical tools that help employers protect confidential information and avoid the costs associated with traditional


The Next Chapter - Uber Responds to District Court Order With a New Arbitration Agreement
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

Not only did Uber respond to the district court's December 9, 2015, ruling (discussed in our December 11 blog) with an immediate notice of appeal


Following the Sixth Circuit’s lead, Ohio appellate courts find whether an agreement allows class arbitration is a “gateway issue”
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2015

As we stated previously, the potential impact of whether entitlement to class arbitration is a “gateway issue” will likely diminish with each passing


District Judge Rules Uber’s Arbitration Agreements Unenforceable on Public Policy Grounds
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2015

On September 2, we addressed the much-publicized O’Connor v. Uber Technologies, Inc. case (No. 13-cv-03826-EMC) pending before the U.S. District


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 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 district court compels arbitration of class wage and hour claims by law firm partner
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2012

Another California case has compelled the arbitration of a wage and hour claim in the wake of the United States Supreme Court's decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011


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


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