Defendant Peter E. Lescord III’s motion to compel Plaintiff Maria Regaldo-Flores’s claims to arbitration is DENIED. Defendant Peter E. Lescord III’s motion to deem admissions admitted is DENIED.

On October 12, 2018, Plaintiff Maria Regaldo-Flores (“Plaintiff”) filed the instant Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”) complaint for various Labor Code violations against her former employer Defendant Peter E. Lescord III, dba Harbor Building Services Inc. (“Defendant”). Plaintiff was employed as a janitor from April 2013 through January 2018. On November 20, 2018, Defendant filed notices of related case in this case and Maria Regaldo-Flores v. Lescord LASC Case No. BC712868 (the “Class Action suit”).

On December 10, 2018, Defendant demurred to the Complaint due to lack of standing and for a plea in abatement. On January 2, 2019, Plaintiff filed an opposition. On January 8, 2019, Defendant filed a reply. The Court continued the hearing on demurrer to allow f........