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The Ninth Circuit Asks the California Supreme Court to Weigh in on Bag Checks
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2017

On August 16, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order certifying a question regarding an important wage and hour issue to the


California Supreme Court Petitioned to Resolve Split in Authority Regarding Inverse Condemnation Liability in Sewage Backup Cases
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

The City of Oroville ("City") has petitioned the California Supreme Court for review of an unpublished Court of Appeal decision, City of Oroville v


Office of Planning and Research Releases Updated General Plan Guidelines
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

On August 2, 2017, the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (“OPR”) released its first update to the General Plan Guidelines (the


No Signature? No Problem! Enforcing Arbitration Even Without Everyone Signing
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

California courts are often hostile towards defendants that seek to require litigious employees to honor their arbitration


California Adopts New Regulations for Refineries
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

On August 7, 2017, the California Department of Industrial Relations and the California Environmental Protection Agency amended the California’s


Petitioner is Prevailing Party Entitled to Attorney Fees Where Undisputed Evidence Proves that Writ Petition Motivated City to Produce Responsive Documents
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

The California Public Records Act provides for public inspection of records maintained by state and local agencies and declares that “access to


Forum Shopping - U.S. Supreme Court decision
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • August 16 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court held where a plaintiff's claims would be exactly the same even if the defendant had no forum contacts, there


No FEHA Violation for Refusing to Rescind Resignation of Disabled Employee
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

In Featherstone v. Southern California Permanente Medical Group, a California appellate court dismissed claims by a disabled employee asserting


Central District Of California Denies Motion To Dismiss Putative Securities Class Action Against El Pollo Loco Restaurant Chain, Finding Plaintiffs’ Allegations Purportedly Based On Confidential Witnesses Taken Together Raised Strong Inference Of Scienter
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

On August 4, 2017, United States District Judge David O. Carter of the United States District Court for the Central District of California denied a


Employees of Temporary Staffing Agencies May be Forced to Arbitrate Claims Against Agency Clients
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

A California appellate court ruled, in Garcia v. Pexco, that a temporary worker could be made to arbitrate his California Labor Code claims against