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Supreme Court of the United States Decision Permitting Representative and Statistical Evidence to Certify a Class Action Limits Reach of Wal-Mart v. Dukes

March 31, 2016

In a ruling favorable to class-action plaintiffs, the United States Supreme Court recently held that, in certain circumstances, workers may

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SAG-AFTRA & Byron Allen Can’t Settle Out Comedians’ Claims

March 29, 2016

NINTH CIRCUIT SAYS UNION SAG-AFTRA AND BYRON ALLEN CAN’T SETTLE OUT COMEDIANS’ CLAIMS FOR BREACH OF THE DUTY OF FAIR

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Employment Law

Arbitration, Unconscionability, and Both Supreme Courts

March 1, 2016

On January 5, 2016 the California Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Baltazar v. Forever 21 Inc. et al., S208345, which

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Employment Law

California Court of Appeal Finds Dismissal of Claims Under California’s Private Attorneys General Act Immediately Appealable Under the “Death Knell” Doctrine

February 11, 2016

In order to protect potential class members’ rights, the “death knell” doctrine permits immediate appeal from a court order denying

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Taco Bell Employee Wins Important Victory For Working People

January 21, 2016

November 9, 2016 In an important victory for workers’ rights, the California Court of Appeals refused to order a fast-food

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In The News: Matern Features On Daily Journal Cover

July 20, 2015

Managing Attorney, Matthew Matern, featured in a Daily Journal cover story on paystub litigation: Lawyers Warn of Pay Stub Litigation

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Employment Law

U.S. Supreme Court Once Again Refuses to Review California Supreme Court Decision Prohibiting Arbitration of PAGA Claims

June 9, 2015

The information on this website and blog does not constitute legal advice.   For the second time, the United States

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Employment Law

Pantoja v. Anton and Its Impact on “Me-Too” Evidence

June 3, 2015

The information on this website and blog does not constitute legal advice. The “me-too” evidence doctrine permits a plaintiff to

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Brinker and Its Impact on California Employment Law

The information on this website and blog does not constitute legal advice.   On April 12, 2012, the California Supreme

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Employment Law

Gallagher vs. Lionsgate, Joss Whedon

April 22, 2015

GALLAGHER V. LIONSGATE We are formally representing author Peter Gallagher for protection of his work and book against Joss Whedon and

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