Jacklina Len

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Jacklina Len is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department.

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In Chavarria v. Ralphs Grocery Co., No. 11-56673, 2013 WL 5779332 (9th Cir. Oct. 28, 2013), the plaintiff, a former deli clerk, brought a class action against Ralphs for various alleged wage and hour violations of the California Labor Code.  As a condition of employment, Chavarria signed an arbitration agreement containing a class action waiver.  Ralphs filed a motion to compel arbitration. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s…
In Chavarria v. Ralphs Grocery Co., No. 11-56673, 2013 WL 5779332 (9th Cir. Oct. 28, 2013), the plaintiff, a former deli clerk, brought a class action against Ralphs for various alleged wage and hour violations of the California Labor Code.  As a condition of employment, Chavarria signed an arbitration agreement containing a class action waiver.  Ralphs filed a motion to compel arbitration.…
Frank Moreno agreed, as a condition of his employment with Sonic-Calabasas A, Inc., to arbitrate all of this employment disputes with his employer.  After terminating his employment with Sonic, Moreno filed an administrative wage claim with the Labor Commissioner for unpaid vacation pay.  Filing such a claim is the first step toward obtaining a “Berman” hearing (an administrative dispute resolution forum designed to assist employees in recovering wages).…
Frank Moreno agreed, as a condition of his employment with Sonic-Calabasas A, Inc., to arbitrate all of this employment disputes with his employer.  After terminating his employment with Sonic, Moreno filed an administrative wage claim with the Labor Commissioner for unpaid vacation pay.  Filing such a claim is the first step toward obtaining a “Berman” hearing (an administrative dispute resolution forum designed to assist employees in recovering wages). The California Supreme Court held in Sonic–Calabasas…
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. provided Troy Martinez with a company vehicle to use in the execution of his duties.  After completing a day’s work, Martinez drove to Bakersfield with his family to purchase a car for his wife.  The trip to Bakersfield on this occasion exceeded his normal commute by approximately 140 miles (notably, Martinez had travelled to Bakersfield for work in the past).  After leaving the dealership, Martinez struck a vehicle, injuring the six…