The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act also known as the CVAA updated federal communications law in 2010 to provide
The Supreme Court’s recent decision on patent venue, TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands, may actually turn out to be a good thing for
In Sakkab v. Luxottica Retail North America, Inc., the Ninth Circuit affirmed the California Supreme Court's Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los
Does California Business and Professions Code 16600 prohibit employees from waiving their right to reemployment with prior employers? The answer is
When an arbitration agreement contained an unenforceable waiver of claims under California's Private Attorneys General Act ("PAGA") and the agreement
Following the California Supreme Court's decision in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation (reported in the July 2014 FEB), a California federal district
Finding the National Labor Relations Board failed to give appropriate weight to the Federal Arbitration Act, the federal Fifth Circuit Court of
In American Express Company v. Italian Colors Restaurant, a non-employment case, the Supreme Court enforced a class action waiver in an American
In a significant victory for California employers, a California Court of Appeal recently upheld a ruling that compelled arbitration of an employee's wage and hour claims and dismissed his class and representative claims.
Following the guidance set forth by the United States Supreme Court in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion and finding the NLRB’s decision in D.R. Horton and Michael Cuda unpersuasive, a United States District Court in the Northern District of California determined that a mandatory arbitration agreement entered into as part of an employment agreement must be enforced according to its terms despite the existence of a class action waiver provision.