Labor & Employment RoundtableMay 26, 2016 – Article
As the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team shines a light on the gender wage gap, California’s newly amended Fair Pay Act is taking front and center in the minds of practitioners. Meanwhile, the California Supreme Court took a stand on seating in Kilby v. CVS Pharmacy, sparking a spirited discussion on what industries the decision might impact. Our panel of experts discussed these issues as well as recent trends in class action litigation and minimum wage increases.
The members of our panel were Cathy L. Arias of Burnham Brown, James R. Evans of Alston & Bird, Gay Grunfeld of Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld, Wendy Lane of Greenberg Glusker, Mark J. Payne of Rutan & Tucker, and Jeffrey S. Horton Thomas of Thomas Employment Law Advocates. The roundtable was moderated by California Lawyer and reported by Vivian Lane of Barkley Court Reporters.