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  1. June 29, 2023

    5 Major Wage & Hour Rulings So Far In 2023

    In the first half of 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court found that a highly paid oil rig worker was entitled to overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act and a federal circuit court adopted a new approach to wage and hour collective actions. Here, Law360 recaps five rulings so far this year.

  2. March 21, 2023

    4 Tips For Calif. Cos. Tackling Arbitration After AB51 Ruling

    The Ninth Circuit's recent decision that shut down California's arbitration ban, Assembly Bill 51, paved the way to again allow the state's employers to require arbitration agreements, but companies must still be cautious about how they draft the pacts, attorneys said. Here, Law360 offers four tips for employers navigating arbitration agreements after the ruling.

  3. February 15, 2023

    9th Circ. Nixes Calif. Workplace Arbitration Law In Reversal

    Employers in California can require workers to sign arbitration agreements as a condition of employment, a divided three-judge Ninth Circuit panel ruled Wednesday, reversing its own prior decision and finding that the state's attempt to crack down on such agreements with Assembly Bill 51 is preempted by federal law.

  4. September 22, 2022

    Calif. Ban On Forced Arbitration On Ice As 9th Circ. Regroups

    Nearly two years after California enacted a sweeping crackdown on businesses requiring arbitration agreements as a condition of employment, the law's future is uncertain as the business community gets a renewed shot to challenge it.

  5. August 22, 2022

    9th Circ. Panel Will Review Calif. Arbitration Law Again

    The Ninth Circuit panel that largely upheld California's law banning mandatory arbitration agreements in the workplace on Monday withdrew its decision to take another look at the law following a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. and California Chambers of Commerce argued invalidated the law.

  6. July 28, 2022

    Supreme Court's Viking PAGA Ruling Roiling Other Cases

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling that sent a former Viking River Cruises salesperson’s case to arbitration has already begun to shake up proceedings in lower courts. Here are four cases where it's playing a role.

  7. July 25, 2022

    Calif. Says High Court Arbitration Ruling Doesn't Gut AB 51

    The California attorney general's office rejected arguments by the U.S. and California chambers of commerce that a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling invalidated a state law banning mandatory arbitration agreements, arguing to the Ninth Circuit that the ruling doesn't negate the law's purpose.

  8. July 15, 2022

    For Calif.'s PAGA, June Was Month Of Mixed Rulings

    A California law enabling workers to sue on behalf of themselves, other workers and the state for labor law violations was the focus of significant rulings recently in federal and state court, and attorneys expect more decisions to come soon. Here, Law360 looks at the recent PAGA rulings and ones on deck.

  9. June 29, 2022

    Chambers Say Justices' Ruling Defeats Calif. Arbitration Ban

    The U.S. and California chambers of commerce told the Ninth Circuit that a California law banning mandatory arbitration agreements can't stand in the wake of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, arguing that the high court's application of the Federal Arbitration Act voids the Golden State's ban.

  10. February 15, 2022

    9th Circ. Halts Arb. Ban Case Till Justices Solve Viking Dispute

    The Ninth Circuit paused the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's bid to review a panel decision upholding a California law banning mandatory arbitration agreements, saying it will wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide a case involving Viking River Cruises because it could impact arbitration in the state.