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California employment law wrap-up

Important recent developments for California employers

United States Publication October 2021

California's creative effort to frustrate employment arbitration agreements is revived by the Ninth Circuit. In addition, large warehouse employers must prepare for AB 701, which will take effect in January 2022, and imposes numerous restrictions on the use of productivity quotas. Finally, employers scored an important win in the court of appeals that may help to rein in PAGA claims. Read below for our brief summary of these recent developments.

  1. Ninth Circuit upholds controversial California law restricting employment arbitration
  2. Court of Appeals issues important decision on the importance of manageability of PAGA claims
  3. New California law to regulate productivity quotas at large warehouse distribution centers

That's a wrap. See you next month for more important developments for California employers.



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