The Supreme Court held that the Federal Arbitration Act trumped state law that voided arbitration contracts barring class actions. Now a California court has held that the FAA does not trump California's PAGA statute.
The Second Appellate District, in preempting the California Supreme Court's anticipated ruling on this issue, held that employers need only provide employees with meal and rest breaks but need not ensure that employees take these breaks. ...
Lafe Solomon, NLRB General Counsel, filed a complaint against an ambulance service because it fired an EMT for depicting the company "in any way" on Facebook. NLRB and later the federal courts will rule on this important question.
The California Supreme Court found that Brian Reid stated a claim for age discrimination and allowed his trial to move forward. The court partly rejected the stray remarks doctrine in reaching its conclusion.
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