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AMALGAMATED TRANSIT UNION, LOCAL 1277 v. LOS ANGELES COUNTY METRO. TRANSP. AUTH., B153994

In a suit on behalf of an injured employee seeking reinstatemnt and back pay, (1) the Workers' Compensation Act is not an exclusive remedy that would preclude arbitration, (2) the dispute is covered by the arbitration provision in the collective bargaining agreement, (3) arbitrator is to resolve the issue of attorney fees.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/28/2003
  • Published 03/28/2003

Judges

  • BOREN, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Neyhart, Anderson, Freitas, Flynn & Grosboll, William J. Flynn, San Francisco, Linda Lu Castronovo, Oakland, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, Brian P. Walter, Los Angeles, Kevin R. Dale, for Defendant and Respondent.
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