The After Hours series of Legal Alert video podcasts by Los Angeles Arent Fox partner Harry Johnson continues with Episode 5. After Hours examines general employment law and labor-management issues, especially in California, and their significance for in-house counsel and human resources professionals.

Employment arbitration and its viability continue to roil California employers as arbitration agreements are struck down in California more than any other state. In the fifth episode - “The State of California… Employment Arbitration, That Is,” Harry discusses several of the most common doctrines used to vitiate employment arbitration agreements. Harry notes some recent cases outlining specific fatal pitfalls. Harry concludes by covering the much-litigated and in some quarters controversial “class action waiver” and the imminent US Supreme Court decision that could determine its fate here.

To view the fifth episode of After Hours, please click here.