Vector Resources, Inc. v. Baker

The DIR’s Promulgation of Regulations is Not Subject to APA Notice and Hearing Requirements. Vector Resources, Inc. v. Baker (May 26, 2015) 237 Cal.App.4th 46 Defendant Christine Baker (Baker), Director of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), issued a decision determining that Vector Resources, Inc. (Vector) had failed to pay the appropriate prevailing wages to its … Read more

Khalatian v. Prime Time Shuttle, Inc.

The FAA Preempts the Labor Code Where an Arbitration Clause Provides for Arbitration of Controversies or Claims Arising Out of the Underlying Contract and the Party Seeking to Enforce Shows the Contract’s Subject Matter Involves Interstate Commerce. Khalatian v. Prime Time Shuttle, Inc., 237 Cal.App.4th 651 (originally filed May 15, 2015; certified for publication on … Read more

Allen and Labor Ready Southwest

Objectors’ Motion to Intervene in a Class Action Settlement Was Untimely, But the District Court Failed to Allow Sufficient Opportunity for Objections in the Approval Process. Allen and Labor Ready Southwest, Inc. v. Bedolla, et al. (9th Cir. June 2, 2015) Plaintiff filed a class action in state court alleged violations of California wage and … Read more

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