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IRCA does not preempt FEHA, but limits available remedies

USA - July 22 2014 In Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co., the California Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act ("IRCA")…

Dan Ko Obuhanych.

Obama NLRB appointments declared unconstitutional

USA - July 22 2014 Affirming a decision of the D.C Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Supreme Court held in NLRB v. Noel Canningthat President Obama's January…

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Home delivery drivers working in California misclassified as contractors

USA - July 22 2014 In Ruiz v. Affinity Logistics Corp., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals determined that California delivery drivers were improperly classified as…

Dan Ko Obuhanych.

Change to handbook arbitration policy—adding class action waiver—was valid and enforceable

USA - July 22 2014 On the same day that the California Supreme Court issued Iskanian, another important ruling with respect to class action arbitration waivers was…

Dan Ko Obuhanych.

California employees can waive class claims in an arbitration agreement, but not PAGA claims

USA - July 22 2014 Resolving an issue that has created uncertainty for California employers, the California Supreme Court recently held inIskanian v. CLS Transportation…

Dan Ko Obuhanych.