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SF Giants score in bid to send guard's wage claim to arbitration
October 20, 2017 / 1:55 AM / a month ago

SF Giants score in bid to send guard's wage claim to arbitration

A mid-level California appeals court has ruled that a security guard for the San Francisco Giants must arbitrate his claim that the baseball team violated a state law requiring immediate payment of wages.

A unanimous three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District on Wednesday said because George Melendez’s proposed class action lawsuit hinges on the terms of a collective bargaining agreement, it must be arbitrated under the federal Labor Management Relations Act. The Giants are represented by Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton.

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