Freedom of contract at stake in a Supreme Court trio

In January, the Supreme Court granted certiorari and consolidated three cases to decide whether the National Labor Relations Act, which protects workers’ rights to engage in “concerted activities” for their … ›

Ex-Bloomingdale’s employee prefers forum shopping

When the California Supreme Court invalidated yet another arbitration contract in yesterday’s McGill v. Citibank decision, I explained that a cert petition would almost certainly follow. PLF has supported many, … ›

Weekly litigation report — January 14, 2017

Supreme Court grants cert in WOTUS rule case Supreme Court grants review in freedom of contract case Economic liberty case argued at Oregon Supreme Court Warning over manatee listing Brief … ›

Cert grant pitting “concerted activities” against freedom of contract

Today the Supreme Court granted certiorari in three cases that raise the same issue: whether the National Labor Relations Act, which protects workers’ rights to engage in “concerted activities” for … ›

National Labor Relations Act vs. Federal Arbitration Act

Laaaaaadies and gentlemen! In this corner: the National Labor Relations Act, a national heavyweight born in the New Deal, protecting workers’ rights to “concerted activities” for their mutual benefit! And … ›

Pokemon and private property

A flood swamped a quiet Australian suburb recently: a deluge of Pokemon and their intrepid hunters. The neighborhood park had become known as a great spot to play Pokemon Go. Rare Pokemon liked … ›

California Supreme Court upholds arbitration agreement!

Maribel Baltazar worked in a distribution warehouse for clothing retailer Forever 21.  She alleges that she suffered discrimination and harassment on the job, ultimately leading to her quitting.  She sued … ›

President's weekly report — February 5, 2016

Defending Property Rights in New York In a decision you’d have to read to believe, an appellate court in New York held that a property owner could not eject a … ›

The growing PAGA exception to freedom of contract

A couple years ago, in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, the California Supreme Court held that employees who act as “representatives” to assert claims under the Private Attorney General … ›

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Freedom of contract at stake in a Supreme Court trio

In January, the Supreme Court granted certiorari and consolidated three cases to decide whether the National Labor Relations Act, which protects workers’ rights to engage in “concerted activities” for their … ›

Ex-Bloomingdale’s employee prefers forum shopping

When the California Supreme Court invalidated yet another arbitration contract in yesterday’s McGill v. Citibank decision, I explained that a cert petition would almost certainly follow. PLF has supported many, … ›

Weekly litigation report — January 14, 2017

Supreme Court grants cert in WOTUS rule case Supreme Court grants review in freedom of contract case Economic liberty case argued at Oregon Supreme Court Warning over manatee listing Brief … ›

Cert grant pitting “concerted activities” against freedom of contract

Today the Supreme Court granted certiorari in three cases that raise the same issue: whether the National Labor Relations Act, which protects workers’ rights to engage in “concerted activities” for … ›

National Labor Relations Act vs. Federal Arbitration Act

Laaaaaadies and gentlemen! In this corner: the National Labor Relations Act, a national heavyweight born in the New Deal, protecting workers’ rights to “concerted activities” for their mutual benefit! And … ›

Pokemon and private property

A flood swamped a quiet Australian suburb recently: a deluge of Pokemon and their intrepid hunters. The neighborhood park had become known as a great spot to play Pokemon Go. Rare Pokemon liked … ›

California Supreme Court upholds arbitration agreement!

Maribel Baltazar worked in a distribution warehouse for clothing retailer Forever 21.  She alleges that she suffered discrimination and harassment on the job, ultimately leading to her quitting.  She sued … ›

President's weekly report — February 5, 2016

Defending Property Rights in New York In a decision you’d have to read to believe, an appellate court in New York held that a property owner could not eject a … ›

The growing PAGA exception to freedom of contract

A couple years ago, in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, the California Supreme Court held that employees who act as “representatives” to assert claims under the Private Attorney General … ›

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Freedom of contract at stake in a Supreme Court trio

In January, the Supreme Court granted certiorari and consolidated three cases to decide whether the National Labor Relations Act, which protects workers’ rights to engage in “concerted activities” for their … ›

Ex-Bloomingdale’s employee prefers forum shopping

When the California Supreme Court invalidated yet another arbitration contract in yesterday’s McGill v. Citibank decision, I explained that a cert petition would almost certainly follow. PLF has supported many, … ›

Weekly litigation report — January 14, 2017

Supreme Court grants cert in WOTUS rule case Supreme Court grants review in freedom of contract case Economic liberty case argued at Oregon Supreme Court Warning over manatee listing Brief … ›

Cert grant pitting “concerted activities” against freedom of contract

Today the Supreme Court granted certiorari in three cases that raise the same issue: whether the National Labor Relations Act, which protects workers’ rights to engage in “concerted activities” for … ›

National Labor Relations Act vs. Federal Arbitration Act

Laaaaaadies and gentlemen! In this corner: the National Labor Relations Act, a national heavyweight born in the New Deal, protecting workers’ rights to “concerted activities” for their mutual benefit! And … ›

Pokemon and private property

A flood swamped a quiet Australian suburb recently: a deluge of Pokemon and their intrepid hunters. The neighborhood park had become known as a great spot to play Pokemon Go. Rare Pokemon liked … ›

California Supreme Court upholds arbitration agreement!

Maribel Baltazar worked in a distribution warehouse for clothing retailer Forever 21.  She alleges that she suffered discrimination and harassment on the job, ultimately leading to her quitting.  She sued … ›

President's weekly report — February 5, 2016

Defending Property Rights in New York In a decision you’d have to read to believe, an appellate court in New York held that a property owner could not eject a … ›

The growing PAGA exception to freedom of contract

A couple years ago, in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, the California Supreme Court held that employees who act as “representatives” to assert claims under the Private Attorney General … ›

Freedom of contract at stake in a Supreme Court trio

In January, the Supreme Court granted certiorari and consolidated three cases to decide whether the National Labor Relations Act, which protects workers’ rights to engage in “concerted activities” for their … ›

Ex-Bloomingdale’s employee prefers forum shopping

When the California Supreme Court invalidated yet another arbitration contract in yesterday’s McGill v. Citibank decision, I explained that a cert petition would almost certainly follow. PLF has supported many, … ›

Weekly litigation report — January 14, 2017

Supreme Court grants cert in WOTUS rule case Supreme Court grants review in freedom of contract case Economic liberty case argued at Oregon Supreme Court Warning over manatee listing Brief … ›

Cert grant pitting “concerted activities” against freedom of contract

Today the Supreme Court granted certiorari in three cases that raise the same issue: whether the National Labor Relations Act, which protects workers’ rights to engage in “concerted activities” for … ›

National Labor Relations Act vs. Federal Arbitration Act

Laaaaaadies and gentlemen! In this corner: the National Labor Relations Act, a national heavyweight born in the New Deal, protecting workers’ rights to “concerted activities” for their mutual benefit! And … ›

Pokemon and private property

A flood swamped a quiet Australian suburb recently: a deluge of Pokemon and their intrepid hunters. The neighborhood park had become known as a great spot to play Pokemon Go. Rare Pokemon liked … ›

California Supreme Court upholds arbitration agreement!

Maribel Baltazar worked in a distribution warehouse for clothing retailer Forever 21.  She alleges that she suffered discrimination and harassment on the job, ultimately leading to her quitting.  She sued … ›

President's weekly report — February 5, 2016

Defending Property Rights in New York In a decision you’d have to read to believe, an appellate court in New York held that a property owner could not eject a … ›

The growing PAGA exception to freedom of contract

A couple years ago, in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, the California Supreme Court held that employees who act as “representatives” to assert claims under the Private Attorney General … ›