SB 491 (Evans; D-Santa Rosa) Anti-Arbitration Legislation

Creates uncertainty for businesses regarding the enforceability of arbitration agreements and dramatically increases litigation costs by encouraging more class actions and potentially pushing more cases into the courts. Failed passage in Assembly Judiciary Committee on July 3, 2012.

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Why Penalizing Small Restaurants Won’t Reduce Litter

The latest attempt failed last week when the California Senate rejected Senate Bill 705. It does not reduce litter or waste and only adversely harms family-owned and mom-and-pop restaurants. It … Continue reading »