In a press release issued earlier this week (September 3, 2013), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) stated that it has entered into a proposed consent decree with two franchised automobile dealerships for allegedly deceptive online advertising; one in the Cleveland area and the other in the Baltimore area.
Is exhaustion of administrative remedies mandatory or permissive?
Published on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 6:52am
Offered the granting of a wish, many employers—especially those who are about to fire someone—might wish that their employees could not easily sue them. In MacDonald v. State of California (2013 WL 5422792), the California Court of Appeal last week went some way toward making that wish come true.
Drivers file misclassification class action, seek unpaid tips and aggressively attack class action waiver in arbitration agreement
Published on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 2:22pm
Uber is no longer just a German superlative; it is now also a high-end car service. Founded in San Francisco in 2009 as a small start-up, the company has already expanded to twenty-two metropolitan areas across the country, and twenty cities in Canada, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Europe.
There was a great article in the Wall Street Journal recently stating that non-compete litigation in this country has risen by over 60% in the last decade as more employees leave their employers to open their own businesses. And that's just court decisions.
On July 17, 2013, as reported in the California Auto Dealer Newsletter, the California Supreme Court denied the petition for review filed by Downtown LA Motors, LP in the case of Gonzalez v. Downtown LA Motors, LP.