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But no agreement to arbitrate where agreement contains PAGA waiver that was not severable
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

When an arbitration agreement contained an unenforceable waiver of claims under California's Private Attorneys General Act ("PAGA") and the agreement


California security guards’ on-call break periods not compensable work time
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

In contrast to the California Supreme Court's ruling in Mendiola, a California appeals court in Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc. held that


Buyer permitted to enforce arbitration agreement with acquired company’s employees
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

A California court of appeal ruled in Marenco v. DirecTV, LLC that DirecTV could enforce an arbitration agreement between a company it purchased and


Termination of employee for engaging in outside work while on FMLACFRA upheld, but “honest belief” standard not addressed
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

In Richey v. AutoNation, Inc., the California Supreme Court held that an arbitrator committed no legal error when he determined that an employer


Inability to work for boss not a disability; transfer to another supervisor not a reasonable accommodation
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

In Alsup v. U.S. Bancorp, a federal district court in California dismissed a plaintiff's claims of disability discrimination, failure to accommodate


On premises, on-call time compensable; sleep time not excluded
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

Emphasizing that California law provides greater protections than federal law to on-call employees, the California Supreme Court in Mendiola v. CPS


FEHA limitations period cannot be shortened by agreement
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2014

In Ellis v. U.S. Security Associates, a California Court of Appeal held that an employer's attempt to shorten the one year statute of limitations to


Software programmer criminally charged for hacking former employer's network
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

The federal Department of Justice recently filed criminal charges against a 41-year old software programmer and system manager who hacked into his


Employee terminated for job abandonment states FMLA retaliation claim
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2012

In a case that reminds employers how not to handle medical leave, the court in Pagan-Colon v. Walgreens held that an employee who was terminated for job abandonment following a two-week absence from work stated a claim for FMLA retaliation


Statistical abnormalities insufficient to establish pattern or practice age discrimination
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2012

In 2005, Boeing sold one of its aircraft facilities to Spirit Aerospace and terminated the entire workforce at the facility of more than 10,000 workers