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April 28, 2010

Supreme Court Rules Class Action Arbitrations Impermissible Absent Express Agreement

The U.S. Supreme Court recently handed down its long-awaited ruling in Stolt-Nielsen S. A. v. Animalfeeds

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August 14, 2009

Application of Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law Uncovered by State Court

On July 30, 2009, in a case with significant implications for wage and hour class actions, the Massachusetts

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August 5, 2009

CLASS ACTION LITE?: The California Supreme Court Allows PAGA Wage and Hour Actions to Proceed as Representative Actions

In Arias v. Superior Court (Angelo Dairy)1 (2009) the California Supreme Court held that an "aggrieved

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March 13, 2009

California Court of Appeal Finds Arbitration Agreement With PAGA Waiver Unenforceable

On March 10, 2009, the California Second District Court of Appeal in Franco v. Athens Disposal Company,

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March 12, 2009

Employer's Right to Settle Disputed Claims with Individual Employees Affirmed

The California Court of Appeal recently affirmed an employer's right to settle a putative class member's

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February 25, 2009

"Bounty Hunters" Lose Their State "Badge" as California Court of Appeal Clarifies Several PAGA Issues

The California Court of Appeal recently decided to publish its decision in Deleon v. Verizon Wireless,1

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December 24, 2008

Starbucks Ruling is No "Pot of Gold" for Class Action Plaintiffs

In Starbucks v. Superior Court, the Court of Appeal for the Fourth District of California considered

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October 27, 2008

California Supreme Court Grants Review to Brinker - Employers Await Answer on Meal Period Obligations

In a previous ASAP, "A Ray of Hope: California Court of Appeal Decides Compliance with Meal Period Obligation

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July 28, 2008

A Ray of Hope: California Court of Appeal Decides Compliance with Meal Period Obligations Requires an Opportunity, Not a Guarantee

The eagerly-awaited Brinker Restaurant Corporation v. Superior Court, No. D049331 (July 22, 2008) decision

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July 10, 2008

Tenth Circuit Endorses "Fluctuating Workweek" Method of Calculating Overtime for Misclassified Salaried Employees

In a decision that could lead to significant litigation cost savings for employers, the United States

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