Concepcion Looms Large In Calif. High Court Wages Case

Law360, Los Angeles (April 3, 2013, 5:35 PM EDT) -- An ex-car dealership worker Wednesday urged the California Supreme Court to allow a state labor commission to hear his claim for unpaid vacation time, saying the U.S. Supreme Court's 2011 decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, which favored arbitration in civil disputes, shouldn't foreclose his state remedies.

During oral arguments in the case, the seven justices on the state's high court weighed how to ensure Frank Moreno had the same legal protections in arbitration against his ex-employer, Sonic-Calabasas A. Inc., that he would have had...
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