On October 11, 2015, California Governor Brown vetoed legislation that sought to bar mandatory employment arbitration agreements with respect to California Labor Code claims. The bill was sponsored by the California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO. In vetoing the bill, Brown said that he was not prepared to take the “far-reaching approach that has been consistently struck down in other states as violating the Federal Arbitration Act”. Click here for a complete copy of Governor Brown’s remarks regarding the veto.
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