Arbitration Gag Orders Called a Threat to Labor Law Enforcement

Irina Baranova

The U.S. Labor Department told the National Labor Relations Board that confidentiality provisions like the type the board allows in arbitration agreements can silence workers and undermine the complaint-based system of workplace law enforcement. The Labor Department called workplace gag orders a “direct threat” to its ability to enforce employment […]

Armored car marijuana cash seizure called illegal

Irina Baranova

The driver of an armored car carrying $712,000 in cash from licensed marijuana dispensaries was heading into Barstow on a Mojave Desert freeway in November when San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies pulled him over. They interrogated him, seized the money and turned it over to the FBI. A few weeks […]