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Want to arbitrate employee disputes? Keep your paperwork!

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 28 2014

Arbitration agreements, and their use as a means to avoid class action disputes in particular, have been repeat news items in the last several years

California court interprets vague language in arbitration agreement in favor of employee

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
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  • August 28 2014

In a recent decision, a California Court of Appeal held that an employer cannot compel arbitration of a wage claim when the language in the parties’

Ninth Circuit clarifies notice requirements for browse-wrap agreements

  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 28 2014

A panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held, in Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble, Inc.,1 that a website user did not

Class action round-up - summer 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 27 2014

The Eighth Circuit revived grocery stores’ putative class action against two wholesalers that allegedly conspired to allocate geographic markets

Ninth Circuit to website owners: don’t bury the Terms of Use

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 27 2014

On August 18, 2014, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion sending website owners a clear warning that the onus is on them

NLRB decides not to take a chance on Supreme Court review of its position on class action waivers in arbitration agreements

  • Constangy Brooks & Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 27 2014

The NLRB let pass a July 15 deadline to seek Supreme Court review of a federal appeals court decision rejecting the Board's position on class action

Is a FLSA collective action waiver by itself in a severance agreement enforceable? Sixth Circuit says “No.”

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • August 26 2014

Employers have recently enjoyed some victories in the U.S. Supreme Court and in the California Supreme Court regarding the use of classcollective

Coerced arbitration agreement not enforceable in FLSA collective action

  • Ford & Harrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 26 2014

The Eleventh Circuit has affirmed a district court's decision denying an employer's motion to compel the arbitration of a Fair Labor Standards Act

FINRA Rules 12300 and 13300 amended to prevent disclosure of PCI in arbitration

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 26 2014

It is not uncommon for parties to an arbitration proceeding to provide FINRA with pleadings or other documents that contain an individual’s Social

Ninth Circuit affirms district court’s refusal to enforce arbitration clause in Barnes & Noble’s browsewrap agreementconspicuous hyperlinks to terms of use, ‘without more,’ is insufficient

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 25 2014

E-commerce forges ahead as many consumers' preferred way of buying things, and the law is evolving to meet the demands of advancing technology while