Authored by Christopher A. Crosman
Just in time for the summer beach reading season comes the 14th edition of Seyfarth Shaw’s publication Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions. It contains discussion and analysis of the various types of wage & hour class actions that affect many California employers, and has been updated to reflect the … Continue Reading
Co-authored by Colleen Regan and David Kadue
Gentry is dead. Back in 2007, the California Supreme Court, in Gentry v. Superior Court held that California public policy favoring class actions was so important that employers cannot have employees, in arbitration agreements, waive their right to pursue a class action. Many thought that the Gentry rule contradicted the Federal Arbitration Act, … Continue Reading
Authored by Caitlin Ladd
Employers with commissioned employees will be pleased with a new decision finding that Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s approach to commission calculations was not an improper deduction from wages under the New York Labor Law.
MSSB’s compensation structure allows its Financial Advisors to select from a variety of formulas, all of which provide for fixed business development … Continue Reading