Tag Archives: employment class action

Just Because You are Thankful You Have a Job, Don’t Let Your Employer Steal From You

More and more in this increasingly competitive retail world, companies are requiring their employees to work long shifts, overnight shift, and holidays.  This year, some retailers like Macy’s, Toys ‘R Us, Wal-Mart and Target are getting a jump on Black … Continue reading

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Unconscionability Defense Preserved by California Court

On February 28, 2012, a California appelate panel refused to enforce an arbitration provision as unconscionable in Mayers v. Volt Management Corp., _ Cal.App.4th _ (Feb. 2, 2012). That’s big news. It was not obvious that this defense survived the … Continue reading

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For Workers Class Actions Are More than a Procedural Mechanism

In previous posts we have emphasized the importance of class actions to individuals seeking to enforce their rights against more powerful corporations, most recently in “Abbey Spanier Comments on the Harm to Individuals Caused by Pre-Dispute Arbitration Clauses.”  As we … Continue reading

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