No Cert. For Waste Co. In Class Arbitration Dispute

Law360, New York (January 11, 2010, 6:12 PM EST) -- A California appeals court ruling invalidating an arbitration contract that a waste removal company tried to use to block a former employee from bringing a proposed class action over meal and rest breaks will stand following the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal Monday to consider the dispute over the unconscionability doctrine.

The high court denied the petition for a writ of certiorari from Athens Disposal Co. Inc. without comment Monday, though it did grant a request from the Pacific Legal Foundation to file an amicus curiae brief...
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