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Sep 14

Alcantar v. Hobart Service: Employee Commute Time May be Compensable When the Employee is Required to Use a Company Vehicle

On September 3, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that an employer must pay for employee commute time to and from work if the employer has a policy that requires its employees to use the … Continue reading

Mar 19

U.S. Supreme Court Reinforces Allowance For Arbitration Agreements That Waive Class Action Claims

With a curt two sentence and unanimous holding, the U.S. Supreme Court in late February 2014 evinced its exasperation with the California courts and their failure to not enforce contractual arbitral provisions subject to the Federal Arbitration Act. By vacating … Continue reading