California Supreme Court Issues Decision on Arbitration Agreements

Jun 24 2014 - Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog

Yesterday, the California Supreme Court issued a significant decision relating to class-action waivers in employment arbitration agreements. The decision in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation is a mixed one for employers.

While the California Supreme Court found that class-action waivers can be enforceable, the Court also found that PAGA (Private Attorneys General Act) representative-action waivers are not enforceable.

For more analysis of the decision, visit Shaw Valenza’s What’s New in Employment Law? blog.



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