Judgment For Employer In Contract Dispute Upheld; Attorney Fees Reversed
(January 28, 2016, 2:21 PM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California appeals court on Jan. 26 upheld a summary judgment ruling for an employer in a contract dispute but reversed the award of attorney fees, finding that the trial court improperly applied an outdated version of California Labor Code Section 218.5 (USS-POSCO Industries v. Floyd Case, Nos. A140457 and A142145, Calif. App., 1st Dist., Div. 1; 2016 Cal. App. LEXIS 49).
(Opinion available. Document #73-160212-003Z.)
“In granting the fee motion, the court applied the version of Labor Code section 218.5 in effect...