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Volpei v. County of Ventura, No. B243954 (November 7, 2013)

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California Court Requires Clear and Unmistakable Waiver to Enforce Arbitration Agreement

Ogletree Deakins • December 31, 2013
Volpei v. County of Ventura, No. B243954 (November 7, 2013): In a recent decision, a California Court of Appeal held that an arbitration provision in a collective bargaining agreement did not waive an employee’s individual right to sue the employer. The court held that the arbitration provision did not include a clear and unmistakable statement that arbitration was the sole remedy for statutory claims, such as claims brought under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).