Seyfarth Synopsis: Employment-related cases pending before the California Supreme Court concern various questions that sometimes seem technical, but the answers they elicit will have big consequences. Questions raised by the current crop of cases include standing to sue, the availability of certain claims and remedies, federal preemption of California laws, what counts as compensable time, and—that perennial favorite—how to interpret
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By Jeff Berman, David Kadue and Colleen Regan

Continuing to push back against the federal policy in favor of arbitration contained in the Federal Arbitration Act, the California Supreme Court has handed down its long-awaited decision in Sonic-Calabasas, Inc. v. Moreno.  A copy of the decision can be accessed here

The California Supreme Court had earlier ruled that
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