Workers Win Right To Class Arbitration In Calif.

Law360, New York (August 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of California found that employees banned by arbitration agreements in their employment contracts from pursuing class allegations against employers may sometimes bring class claims alleging wage-and-hour violations.

A five-judge panel of the California Supreme Court Thursday overturned the California Court of Appeal's ruling that a putative class of former Circuit City Stores Inc. employees is per se barred from bringing class allegations against their old employer. The employees' contracts all barred them from bringing class claims, according to court...
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