Federal Judge Refuses To Compel Arbitration Of UCL And Employment Claims
(October 16, 2015, 1:46 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — After finding that certain terms of an arbitration agreement in an employment contract were unconscionable, a California federal judge on Oct. 14 refused to compel arbitration of the claims for violation of California's unfair competition law (UCL) and labor laws (Brandyn Ridgeway, et al. v Nabors Completion & Production Services Co., et al., No. 15-03436, C.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 140012).
(Opinion available. Document #58-151020-019Z.)
Brandyn Ridgeway and Tim Smith filed a class action wage and hour employment dispute against their...