Month: December 2017

Federal Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Enforcing Arbitration Agreements

December 28, 2017
Arbitration Agreement

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which handles appeals from all California federal courts, recently delivered a blow to Uber drivers seeking to maintain a class action lawsuit against the ride-sharing company. In Mohamed v. Uber Technologies, Inc., the Court held that the arbitration agreements signed by drivers at the outset of their relationship with…

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Employment Law Practice Alert: California’s New Salary History Ban

December 16, 2017

California has joined a handful of jurisdictions in banning employers from prompting applicants for salary history. The law, Assembly Bill 168 (“AB 168”), takes effect January 1, 2018, and employers must ensure that their policies, procedures and practices comply with the new ban. AB 168 applies to both private and public employers. AB 168 is…

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