California Cases To Watch In 2016

Law360, Los Angeles (December 24, 2015, 8:37 PM EST) -- California attorneys in 2016 will be tracking how the state Supreme Court rules on high-impact employment questions, including whether workers are entitled to uninterrupted rest breaks and the proper test for distinguishing employees from independent contractors, as well as a post-DirecTV test of whether state limits on mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer contracts survive federal preemption.

Here are five major cases that California attorneys will be following closely in 2016:

Augustus v. ABM Security Services

The California Supreme Court in April said it will review a class action brought by ABM Industries Inc. security guards who claim they were illegally forced to...

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