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United States Ninth Circuit

Sakkab v. Luxottica Retail N. Am., 13-55184

In an employment action raising the question of whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts California law barring waiver of representative claims under the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA), as announced in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, 59 Cal. 4th 348 (2014), the district court's granting of defendant's motion to compel arbitration and dismiss the amended complaint is reversed and where Iskanian does not obstruct the FAA's objectives and is not preempted by the FAA.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 09/28/2015
  • Published 09/28/2015




  • United States Ninth Circuit


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