DR Horton Doesn't Kill PF Chang Arbitration Deal, Judge Says

Law360, New York (May 10, 2012, 7:13 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge ruled Monday that P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc.'s arbitration agreement with its employees, which contains a class action waiver, is not unconscionable, despite the National Labor Relations Board's recent ruling that such waivers can violate federal labor law.

The issue arose when P.F. Chang's asked the court to compel arbitration in a putative class action brought by two former employees who accused the restaurant chain of failing to provide meal and rest breaks and of not paying overtime or providing accurate wage statements.

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers held that the Supreme Court's pro-arbitration ruling in...

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