Case May Give Calif. High Court Clear Shot At Employer Arbitration

Law360, New York (August 17, 2012, 9:27 PM EDT) -- A limo driver whose proposed wage-and-hour class action was sent to arbitration urged the California Supreme Court on Friday to review his case, which attorneys say could give the court an opportunity to clarify the extent to which the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Concepcion decision affects class waivers in employment disputes in the state.

In a reply brief filed Friday, former CLS Transportation Los Angeles LLC driver Arshavir Iskanian asked the state Supreme Court to grant his July 16 petition for review of a Second Appellate District ruling that compelled individual arbitration of his claims, saying the decision amounted to an...

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