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Employer’s Arbitration Agreement Found Invalid, Unenforceable*

March 25, 2013 by

In a recent US Supreme Court decision, it appears that class-action arbitration waivers signed by employees’ as a condition of employment will not be upheld by the courts.  Beeson, Tayer and Bodine (BT&B) summarizes a… Read More

Ninth Circuit Finds Implicit Vesting of Public Employee Retiree Health Benefits Plausible, Reverses District Court’s Decision to Deny Leave to Amend

February 27, 2013 by

Sonoma County retirees sued their former county employer for reducing the value of their retiree health benefits, alleging their benefits were contractually guaranteed or vested under state law. The U.S. District Court for the Northern… Read More

In-Home Support Services worker may be jointly-employed by county, sue for unpaid wages

February 13, 2013 by

A new ruling from California’s First Appellate District finds that a trial court improperly dismissed an In-Home-Support Services (IHSS) worker’s FLSA-based wage claim against the County of Sonoma and its IHSS Public Authority, based on… Read More