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  • Waiving Class Arbitration for Wage and Hour Class Actions
    Waiving Class Arbitration for Wage and Hour Class Actions

    On August 13, 2012 in Truly Nolen of America v. Superior Court (Miranda) (California Courts of Appeal– 4th District, No. D060519), the court held that there were not enough facts to rule regarding the ...

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  • Assessing One-Way Fee Shifting Provision
    Assessing One-Way Fee Shifting Provision

    On July 26, 2012 in Arias v. Kardoulias (The California Court of Appeals – 2nd District, No. B234263), the court held that for the purposes of assessing a one-way fee provision, an award of zero does ...

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  • Insurance Claims Adjusters Are Production Workers
    Insurance Claims Adjusters Are Production Workers

    On July 23, 2012 in Harris v. Superior Court (Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.,) , (The California Court of Appeals – 2nd District, No. B195121), the court held that insurance claims adjusters are ...

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  • Housing Projects Funded by Public and Housing Funds are not Exempt from Prevailing Wage Law
    Housing Projects Funded by Public and Housing Funds are not Exempt from Prevailing Wage Law

    On June 15 th , 2012, in Housing Partners I Inc. v. Duncan, (California Courts of Appeal – 4 th District, No. E052582), the court held that a housing project that is supported by a combination of ...

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  • Pharmaceutical Sales Reps are Outside Salesmen and Don't Get Overtime
    Pharmaceutical Sales Reps are Outside Salesmen and Don't Get Overtime

    On June 18 th , 2012, in Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., (The US Supreme Court, No.11-204), held that pharmaceutical sales representatives are outside salesmen and therefore they are not ...

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  • Breach of Collective Bargaining Agreement
    Breach of Collective Bargaining Agreement

    On May 21st, 2012 in Alday v. Raytheon Co., (US Court of Appeals – Ninth Circuit, No.08-16984), the court held that the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) allows for a cause of action ...

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