25 Sep 2012 California Supreme Court to Review Class Action Arbitration Waivers in Employment AgreementsTraditional Labor | Rachel Segal
As we have been predicting, the issue of class action arbitration waivers has made its way to the California Supreme Court. On Sept. 20, 2012, the Supreme Court granted review of Iskanian v. CLS Transportation of Los Angeles (“Iskanian”), following the Court of Appeal’s decision affirming an order granting the employer’s motion to compel individual arbitration and dismissing the employee’s class claims. Presently, the case will involve three issues: 1. Did AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011), impliedly overrule Gentry v….