California Supreme Court Watch

Mar 02, 2019
#19-23 Kaanaana v. Barrett Business Services, Inc., S253458. (B276420, B279838; 29 Cal.App.5th 778; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC496090, BC594050.)

#19-23 Kaanaana v. Barrett Business Services, Inc., S253458. (B276420, B279838; 29 Cal.App.5th 778; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC496090, BC594050.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed a judgment in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issue: Should the phrase “work done for irrigation, utility, reclamation, and improvement districts, and other districts of this type” in Labor Code section 1720, subdivision (a)(2), of California’s Prevailing Wage Law (Lab. Code, § 1720 et. seq.) be interpreted to cover any type of work regardless of its nature, funding, purpose or function, including belt sorting at recycling facilities?

Review granted/issues limited: 02/27/2019

See the California Court of Appeal opinion.