In resolving a growing split among California courts, the California Supreme Court in ZB, N.A. v. Superior Court faced the issue of whether actions for unpaid wages under Labor Code section 558 brought under the Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) could be compelled to arbitration.
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Continuing its trend of pro-employer rulings, the NLRB ruled that instead of a “clear and unmistakable waiver” standard, a “contract coverage” standard should apply when considering whether an employer’s unilateral action is permitted by a collective bargaining agreement.
The Gap, Inc. recently settled a class action lawsuit alleging that the retailer employed a misleading pricing scheme in The Gap and Banana Republic outlets and factory stores.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States is an interagency federal body that screens inbound foreign investments for national security risks, and it is currently putting the finishing touches on its draft regulations to implement FIRRMA.
In the latest fallout from a wide-ranging scandal, former USC gynecologist George Tyndall, who faces criminal charges for allegedly sexually abusing hundreds of students, has surrendered his medical license to the Medical Board of California.
Soon, elected officials in Washington will be booking their return flights to the capital now that Labor Day has come and gone. After a torrid summer, the cooler autumn months ahead will be welcome news.
We are pleased to provide you with the updated, 2019 version of the Arent Fox Survey of Data Breach Notification Statutes. The Arent Fox 2019 Survey serves as a reminder to the health care industry that HIPAA is only one of many data breach notification requirements. Make sure your breach response p
We are pleased to provide you with the updated, 2019 version of the Arent Fox Survey of Data Breach Notification Statutes.
In this video episode of Fashion Counsel, Arent Fox Partner Anthony Lupo and Master Perfumer and CEO of DreamAir Christophe Laudamiel discuss how to find your signature scent, how a scent is made, and what notes don’t mix well together.
List 4A goes into effect, all Section 301 tariffs to increase by 5 percent, USTR deadlines loom, and the President orders American companies to “search for alternatives” to China sourcing. This is your end-of-summer Section 301 China tariffs roundup.
In recent years, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has taken a much stronger interest in the national security ramifications of sensitive data falling into the hands of foreign adversaries, including the sensitive personal data of American citizens.
A divided panel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) ruled that the stand-alone misclassification of a worker as an independent contractor instead of an employee does not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA or Act). Velox Express, Inc., Case 15-CA-184006.
In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) ruled last week that a property owner that is not in any underlying labor dispute, does not have to grant access to off-duty employees of an onsite contractor to exercise their Section 7 rights, including leafletting.
The DoD, General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) issued an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a key provision of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19 NDAA). 
The TTAB recently refused registration to two trademark applications for cannabis and marijuana vaporizers, finding no bona fide intent to lawfully use the marks in commerce because the vaporizers are classified as unlawful drug paraphernalia under the CSA. 
College and university staff and college store operators routinely grapple with how to enable students to use copyrighted material in the most economical and efficient way. Copyright protections have not made this easy, with sometimes complex considerations for different licenses and exceptions.
SB 330, the Housing Crisis Act of 2019, is making its way through the California Legislature, and will be heard by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. 
The National Labor Relations Board recently issued a 113-page Notice of Proposed Rulemaking as the first of a planned series of revisions to its representation procedures under Section 9 of the National Labor Relations Act.  
The US Senate is poised to confirm Tom Feddo to run CFIUS as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Investment Security, increasing the bandwidth of CFIUS at a critical time in its history.
In its groundbreaking decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 584 US ___, 138 S. Ct. 1612 (2018), the Supreme Court held that the National Labor Relations Act permits employer/employee agreements that contain class- and collective-action waivers and mandate arbitration for employment disputes.