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September 2009     MCLE Test and Answer Sheet

Test No. 184: Pickoff Moves

 
 

Instructions for Obtaining MCLE Credit

The Los Angeles County Bar Association certifies that this activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1 hour. To apply for credit, please follow the instructions.

1. Study the CLE article.

2. Answer the test questions by marking the appropriate boxes. Each question has only one answer.

3. Photocopies of this answer sheet may be submitted; however, this form should not be enlarged or reduced. Mail the answer sheet and the $15 testing fee ($20 for non-LACBA members) to:

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Los Angeles, CA 90055 

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4. You can also fill in the test form and submit it directly to LACBA by clicking "Submit." To submit your test answers online you will need to pay by credit card. After submitting your answers you will be presented with a screen requesting payment information. This information will be submitted in a secure mode which will allow you to safely transmit your credit card number over the Internet. If you prefer not to pay by credit card, please print this answer sheet and submit your responses by regular mail.

5. Within six weeks, Los Angeles Lawyer will return your test with the correct answers, a rationale for the correct answers, and a certificate verifying the CLE credit you earned through this self-assessment activity.

6. For future reference, please retain the CLE test materials returned to you.

 
 Test Sheet
 
 

Mark your answers to the test by clicking next to your choice.  All questions must be answered.  Each question has only one answer. This test is worth 1 hour of credit.*

1. Employers may enter into private settlements of disputes with individual employees despite a pending class action lawsuit involving the same issues.
 True.
 False.

2. Labor Code Section 206.5 nullifies a release that an employee signs as a condition to receiving earned wages.
 True.
 False.

3. Wages that form the basis of a bona fide dispute between an employer and an employee no longer qualify as earned wages under Labor Code Section 206.5.
 True.
 False.

4. Settlement of a class representative's claims deprive the representative of standing to pursue the class action.
 True.
 False.

5. A class action settlement generally does not require court approval.
 True.
 False.

6. Congress enacted the Fair Labor Standards Act in response to the "unequal bargaining power" between employers and employees.
  True.
 False.

7. Private waivers under the FLSA are enforceable as long as they are not contrary to public policy.
 True.
 False.

8. FLSA remedies can be bargained away by bona fide settlements of disputes over coverage.
 True.
 False.

9. California labor law generally provides greater protection to employees than its federal counterpart.
 True.
 False.

10. The FLSA allows for judicially stipulated judgments to compromise a disputed wage claim.
 True.
 False.

11. The FLSA does not permit a waiver of a wage claim when the secretary of labor supervises the payment in full of the settlement.
 True.
 False.

12. Preventing communications by class counsel does not implicate First Amendment principles.
 True.
 False.

13. Federal courts have no authority to issue a temporary restraining order prohibiting an employer from offering settlements to its employees precertification.
 True.
 False.

14. Federal courts may establish precise definitions for permitted contact precertification with absent class members.
 True.
 False.

15. The FLSA has an opt-in requirement whereby absent class members must affirmatively agree to be part of the action.
 True.
 False.

16. Under Business and Professions Code Section 17200, a state law opt-out class may proceed based upon a FLSA violation.
 True.
 False.

17. Section 17200 not only incorporates other laws but treats violations of those laws independently.
 True.
 False.

18. In enacting the FLSA opt-in provision, Congress did not seek to prevent windfall payments such as liquidated damages.
 True.
 False.

19. The remedy under California's Unfair Competition Law is limited to restitution.
 True.
 False.

20. Congress did not consider whether plaintiffs who limit their claims to restitution under the UCL should have to comply with an opt-in requirement.
 True.
 False.

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* The Los Angeles County Bar Association has been approved as a continuing legal education provider of Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. This self-assessment activity will qualify for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of one hour.

 


 
  
 

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