September 14, 2022
In an interview with KNX Radio, Corinne Spencer, Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, advised California employers to pay attention to e-signatures when they draft employee arbitration agreements, stemming from a recent reversal in California’s 2nd District Court of Appeal for Velasquez v. Northgate Gonzalez Markets.
“With more businesses moving online and more people working remotely, there’s also more opportunity for fraud and questions about whether e-signatures are valid,” Spencer said. “Employers need to make sure e-signatures reflect the knowledge and conduct of all parties bound by their agreements.”
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