Update on Volkswagen Diesel Fraud Case

We filed an action in Butte County on May 17, 2018 with the intent of having a jury decide punitive damages. We would be the first party to bring the defeat device case to jury trial.  Peer reviewed studies proved thousands of people with lung diseases died from the fraud.  

 

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California farmworker overtime bill signed by Jerry Brown

Posted by Lacy Fletcher on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, In : Agriculture 

Gov. Jerry Brown, a onetime champion of farmworker causes whose relationship with farm labor appeared to fray in recent years, signed legislation Monday granting agricultural workers the same right to overtime pay as other Californians.

The bill’s enactment marked a major victory for the United Farm Workers union – and a setback for industry interests – six years after Brown’s predecessor, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, vetoed a similar bill.

Brown, a fourth-term Democrat, signed Assem...


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Lawsuit challenges regulations letting unions trespass

Posted by Fred Fletcher on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, In : Agriculture 

A California-based legal organization is challenging the constitutionality of a state regulation forcing farmers to allow union activists on their property to organize and recruit members.

federal lawsuit filed filed by the Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) represents Cedar Point Nursery in the Siskiyou County town of Dorris, and Fowler Packing Co. in Fresno over such activities.

The lawsuit alleges that the California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) is violating the property right...


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