California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

The latest litigation trends, court decisions, & issues on California Employment Law

Tag Archives: Franco v. Athens Disposal Company

Friday’s Five: When employers can be liable for supervisor’s conduct

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Resources
Employers are strictly liable for the actions of its supervisors, managers or agents under the doctrine of respondeat superior.  Here are five key concepts employers must understand about the liability that could be created by managerial employees. 1. Respondeat superior holds employers automatically liable for actions by managers The respondeat superior doctrine provides that “an… Continue Reading

Court Holds Arbitration Agreement With Class Action Waiver And PAGA Waiver Is Unenforceable

Posted in Class Actions, Meal and Rest Breaks, New Cases
Plaintiff, who was a trash truck driver for Athens Disposal Company, Inc., filed a class action against the company alleging violations of the Labor Code.  Plaintiff asserted the following causes of action against Athens: Failing to pay overtime. Failing to provide meal periods and to pay an additional hour of compensation per workday to employees… Continue Reading