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Supreme Court
July 18, 2023
It isn’t every day that a state court overturns a decision by the United States Supreme Court. But it isn’t unheard of either. And that is exactly what happened on Monday, July 17 when the California Supreme Court issued its decision in Adolph v. Uber Technologies, Inc. The Adolph decision comes as a direct response to a decision issued by the United States Supreme Court in Viking River v. Moriana last year.
June 29, 2022
California employment law is often in tension with federal law. And that occasionally leads to consequences. Recently, in a highly anticipated case named Viking River Cruises v. Moriana, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California’s ban on mandatory arbitration of so-called individual PAGA claims is invalid (i.e., “preempted”) under federal law.