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9th Circuit Rejects PAGA Objector’s Appeal

USA - February 15 2022 In a recent decision, Peak v. Swift Transportation, the 9th Circuit dismissed an objector’s appeal of the district court’s approval of a Private…

Cary G. Palmer

Labor Commissioner Issues COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Guidance

USA - April 15 2021 20 million Californians have already been vaccinated, with all individuals age 16 and up eligible for vaccination effective April 15th. The…

Cary G. Palmer

Newsom Signs Law Increasing Penalties Available to Workers

USA - November 5 2019 On October 10, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 673 into law, expanding an employee’s right to collect penalties for an employer’s failure to…

James C. Anderson

Wage Statements May Contain Fictitious Business Names, California Court of Appeal Affirms

USA - May 1 2019 While best practices would be to use the employer’s registered name, a recent Court of Appeal opinion has upheld an employer’s use of its fictitious…

James C. Anderson

California Appellate Court Rejects Legislative Attempt to Circumvent Federal Arbitration Act on Claims Involving the Ralph Act and Bane Act

USA - April 16 2018 In Saheli v. White Memorial Medical Center (B283217, Cal. Ct. App., March 14, 2018), the Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District addressed…

Dale R. Kuykendall