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Ninth Circuit Asks California Supreme Court to Decide Question That Could Greatly Expand California’s Prevailing Wage Laws

USA - January 27 2019 Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Mendoza v. Fonseca McElroy Grinding Co., Inc., et al...

Ryan H. Crosner.

Federal Agency Preempts California’s Meal and Rest Break Rules for Property-Carrying Commercial Drivers

USA - January 23 2019 In an order with significant implications for motor carriers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) concluded that California's...

Alexander M. Chemers.

Ninth Circuit Asks California Supreme Court to Decide Question That Could Greatly Expand California’s Prevailing Wage Laws

USA - January 22 2019 Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Mendoza v. Fonseca McElroy Grinding Co., Inc., et al., No. 17-15221 (January 15, 2019)...

Ryan H. Crosner.

Supreme Court of the United States Upholds Bar to Arbitration for Interstate Driver

USA - January 16 2019 On January 15, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) did not apply to wage claims brought by an...

Alexander M. Chemers.

The ABCs of the Employment Relationship: California’s High Court Adopts New Independent Contractor Test

USA - May 7 2018 In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of California adopted a new test to determine whether a worker performing services for a company is an...

Alexander M. Chemers, Hera S. Arsen.