Attys Urge 9th Circ. To Follow NLRB Class Waiver Ban

Law360, New York (November 5, 2012, 7:42 PM EST) -- A California lawyers association urged the Ninth Circuit on Friday to apply the National Labor Relations Board's holding that arbitration agreements containing class action waivers violate workers' rights, in a former Bloomingdale's Inc. employee's bid to reinstate a proposed overtime class action.

The California Employment Lawyers Association, an organization of over 1,000 California attorneys who represent workers in employment cases, filed an amicus brief in former Bloomingdale's employee Fatemeh Johnmohammadi's appeal of the decision to send to individual arbitration her proposed class action accusing the retailer...
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