Calif. Strip Club Can't Force Class Of Dancers To Arbitrate
Law360, New York (August 25, 2017, 8:55 PM EDT) -- A California appellate court upheld a ruling that a strip club had waived its right to compel a class of dancers alleging they were misclassified as independent contractors to arbitrate their claims, finding the club's decision not to pursue arbitration against the lead plaintiff amounted to a waiver.
The disagreement, the Second Appellate District Court said in a published opinion on Wednesday, stemmed from whether the four-year delay between the suit’s filing and the arbitration bid signaled an intent not to arbitrate. While the appeals court conceded that the strip club, called Plan B, might not have been able to compel...
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