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Showing 2 posts from October 2013.

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California Supreme Court Reverses Itself on Arbitration Waiver of Right to Wage Hearings

In Sonic–Calabasas A, Inc. v. Moreno, issued on October 17, 2013, (“Sonic II”) the California Supreme Court held that employers can require employees to arbitrate wage claims.  Previously, California employers could not force employees to arbitrate wage claims that could be filed with the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE). (Read More)

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Late-Fee Confusion In Calif. Residential Leases

As anyone who has ever surfed the Internet knows, there is a great deal of conflicting information and advice to be found on just about every topic under the sun. One such issue, which has been the subject of increasing interest and debate in online legal forums over the last several years, is whether or not the standard provision for late fees in a residential lease is enforceable in California. (Read More)