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Can Your Company’s Arbitration Agreement Survive an Unconscionability Inquiry?

Attorney Nicholas Kanter

Nicholas Kanter | Shareholder

November 7, 2019

Chrystal Ferber | Associate

November 7, 2019

Concluding that TWC Dealer Group, Inc.’s arbitration agreements were both procedurally and substantively unconscionable, California’s First Appellate District’s recent decision highlights certain contractual terms and elements that can invalidate an employment arbitration agreement. Davis, et

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California’s Hair-Raising Employment Laws: 2020 Legislative Update

Attorney Nicholas Kanter

Nicholas Kanter | Shareholder

October 24, 2019
Attorney Tal Burnovski Yeyni

Tal Burnovski Yeyni | Associate

October 24, 2019

Continuing with our legislative update, today we will offer insights into new bills expanding the Department of Fair Employment and Housing’s (DFEH) authority and the Fair Employment and Housing Act’s (FEHA) protected categories. Senate Bill

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2020 Legislative Update: The Return of the California Labor Commissioner

Attorney Nicholas Kanter

Nicholas Kanter | Shareholder

October 23, 2019
Attorney Tal Burnovski Yeyni

Tal Burnovski Yeyni | Associate

October 23, 2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed bills that substantially expand the Labor Commissioner’s authority to cite employers and adjudicate employee claims: Senate Bill 688: Permits the Labor Commissioner to Cite an Employer for Failure to

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2020 Legislative Update: Lactation Accommodation

Attorney Nicholas Kanter

Nicholas Kanter | Shareholder

October 21, 2019
Attorney Tal Burnovski Yeyni

Tal Burnovski Yeyni | Associate

October 21, 2019

California’s 2019 legislative session recently ended, leaving employers with a number of new laws requiring compliance starting January 1, 2020. To assist employers, we are publishing a series of blogs, each dedicated to a new

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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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