Summary:  Tatum, an employee of ProBuild, purportedly blew the whistle on her subordinate for allegedly stealing from ProBuild.  Shortly thereafter, she was fired, but alleged similarly situated male employees were not.  She filed a gender discrimination suit in a New Mexico state court. ProBuild removed the case to federal court and then moved to compel

By Robert Milligan and Grace Chuchla

Arbitration agreements with carve-outs for provisional remedies are again the topic du jour, particularly in California courts which apply a stringent unconscionability analysis to employee arbitration agreements.

As we previously discussed on this blog, in October 2012, a federal district court for the Eastern District of California upheld an

By Joshua Salinas and Grace Chuchla

The fight over an employer’s attempt to enforce arbitration agreements in the face of wage and hour class action claims is a common one in the world of labor and employment law. In fact, this is the very question that a federal district court for the Eastern District of