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CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC v. Iskanian

Petition for certiorari denied on January 20, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-341 Cal. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether an employee’s waiver in an arbitration agreement of a collective or “representative action” under the California Private Attorneys General Act, Cal. Labor Code § 2698 et seq., is so distinguishable from a “class action” waiver that it is immune from the otherwise preemptive effect of the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. § 1 et seq., as held by this Court in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 22 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 24, 2014)
Sep 30 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner.
Oct 15 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 24, 2014.
Oct 22 2014Brief amici curiae of The Employers Group and California Employment Law Council filed.
Oct 22 2014Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation and National Federation of Independent Business filed.
Oct 24 2014Brief amici curiae of The Civil Justice Association of California, et al. filed.
Nov 24 2014Brief of respondent Arshavir Iskanian in opposition filed.
Dec 8 2014Reply of petitioner CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC filed.
Dec 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.
Jan 12 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 16, 2015.
Jan 20 2015Petition DENIED.
 
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