SCOTUS Benchslaps Cali…Again

By John Alan Doran This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a California Court of Appeals decision invalidating class action arbitration waivers. DIRECTV, Inc. v. Imburgia, (No. 14-462 December 14, 2015). DIRECTV’s customer service contract contained a mandatory arbitration clause.  That clause also waived the customer’s right to pursue a class action in arbitration.  […]

Triple Dipping Remedies

By Andy Volin The Tenth Circuit recently announced that employees who prove they are owed wages under both Federal and Colorado state law may be entitled to the unpaid wages, plus penalties under both statutes, possibly recovering more than treble damages. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), if an employee proves a violation of […]