UFCW & Employers Benefit Trust v. Sutter Health et al.

Representing UFCW & Employers Benefit Trust in a class action complaint against Sutter Health, alleging that Sutter engages in anticompetitive conduct in violation of the California Cartwright Act and the state Unfair Competition Law. In October 2015, the Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District affirmed the trial court's decision holding that Sutter Health could not compel a union’s benefits trust to arbitrate its putative class claim that the health system overcharged millions of workers. (2015) 241 Cal.App.4th 909.