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After years of litigation, an appeals court held that Uber Technologies, Inc. may legally require its drivers to take any disputes to private arbitration. In Mohamed v. Uber Technologies, the Ninth Circuit Court of California stated that Uber’s arbitration agreements...read more
New California Employment Laws in 2016 California’s State Legislature’s session for the year ended September 30th, which was the deadline for Governor Jerry Brown to sign or veto any bills sent to his desk. Some of the signed bills in the area of employment law...read more
The battle for fair pay and equitable overtime standards for agricultural workers has been a political movement in the US for some time now. Farm workers in California continuously work long hours in demanding conditions without fair wages but on August 29, 2016...read more
In 2004, California enacted the Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”) which allowed aggrieved employees to pursue penalties against their employer on behalf of the Labor and Workforce Development Agency (“LWDA”). The act was initially passed because the LWDA lacked...read more
Roger Ailes, Chairman and CEO of Fox News, has recently come under fire after shocking sexual harassment claims from former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson. Carlson joined Fox News in 2005 but ultimately left the network after her contract expired in June of 2016,...read more
Most California private sector employees are entitled to paid rest periods (Labor Code Section 226.7). There are exceptions for executives, administrators or professionals, who are exempt from the overtime laws, and for a few miscellaneous categories such as some...read more