Sungaila, Stevens, Pulido in The Recorder: Arbitration After 'Epic Systems v. Lewis': Implications for California Employers


The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Epic Systems v. Lewis, No. 16-285 (U.S. May 21, 2018), confirms that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) requires arbitration agreements to be enforced according to their terms, even individual arbitration agreements between an employer and an employee.

In this article, we detail the impact of the high court’s decision on Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claims. We also outline the decision’s implications for the arbitrability of claims arising under California’s Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). 

To read the full article, click on the PDF linked below.


First appeared in The Recorder May 30, 2018. (Subscription required)

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