California Appellate Panel: Arbitrator To Decide If Wage Class Claims May Proceed
Mealey's (August 20, 2015, 10:51 AM EDT) -- YOLO, Calif. — An arbitrator will decide if armed security guards who allege that they were not properly reimbursed by their employer for equipment and training may proceed with their class claims or must arbitrate their claims individually, a California appellate panel ruled Aug. 18 (Universal Protection Service, LP, et al. v. The Superior Court of Yolo County, No. C078557, Calif. App., 3rd Dist.; 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 708).
(Opinion available. Document #43-150821-025Z.)
Five guards employed by Universal Protection Service LP and Universal Services of America...