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“No More Arbitration for You!” – Part 2

Attorney Nicholas Kanter

Nicholas Kanter | Shareholder

October 17, 2019
Attorney Tal Burnovski Yeyni

Tal Burnovski Yeyni | Associate

October 17, 2019

In our previous blog we wrote about California’s Assembly Bill 51, which largely impacts arbitration agreements by prohibiting employers from requiring employees or applicants for employment to agree to arbitrate claims for FEHA (Fair Employment and Housing

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Franchisors are “Lovin’ It”

In a win for franchisors, the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of fast-food behemoth McDonald’s Corp., ruling that the franchisor is not a joint employer of its franchisees’ workers

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Tameny Claim Strikes Out Against Employer

Attorney Nicholas Kanter

Nicholas Kanter | Shareholder

September 25, 2019

Employee lawsuits for wrongful termination often allege claims for violating the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and public policy. The public policy claim, often referred to as a “Tameny” claim, is based on a

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Goodbye 1099; Hello Employer Uncertainty

Last year (April 2018) the California Supreme Court rocked the boat with the seminal Dynamex decision, which created very high barriers for companies who utilize independent contractors. On September 18, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed

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