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Administrative, Court & Other Decisions - December 2015
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2015

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois denied the NLRB's petition for a Section 10(j) injunction to force a Chicago-area


U.S. Supreme Court holds that arbitrators decide the validity of noncompetition clauses under valid arbitration agreements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court has once again dealt a decisive blow to a state court’s effort to resist a valid arbitration agreement


California Supreme Court rules that arbitration agreements with class action waivers are preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act, but PAGA action waivers are not
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

On June 23, 2014, the California Supreme Court, ruling 6-1, issued its highly anticipated ruling in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC


Manager violated the Stored Communication Act by using a fake Facebook account to see an employee's posts
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

In an arbitration decision released recently, an arbitrator found that a U.S. Border Patrol manager violated the Stored Communications Act (SCA) when


FINRA proposes amendments invalidating predispute arbitration agreements for whistleblower claims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2011

On December 6th, the SEC provided notice of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's proposal to amend FINRA Rule 13201 (Statutory Employment Discrimination Claims) of the Industry Code, and FINRA Rule 2263 (Arbitration Disclosure to Associated Persons Signing or Acknowledging Form U4), to align the rules with statutes that invalidate predispute arbitration agreements for whistleblower claims


Million dollar attorney fee award is affirmed
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

On February 16th, the Fourth Circuit affirmed the confirmation of an arbitration award and held that the arbitration panel did not manifestly disregard the law when it awarded $1.1 million in attorneys' fees and costs to the former employees in accordance with the South Carolina Frivolous Civil Proceedings Act


NLRB says arbitration agreements waiving employees’ right to file class action claims violate the National Labor Relations Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2012

Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) ruled that arbitration agreements prohibiting employees from filing class action claims violate the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”


Arbitration panel exceeded its authority in awarding damages to former registered representatives
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

On February 22nd, the Fourth Circuit affirmed an order vacating an arbitration panel's award to registered representatives terminated by their employer, a broker-dealer


National Mediation Board proposes changes to representation election rules
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2009

The National Mediation Board has proposed significant changes to representation election rules under the Railway Labor Act ("RLA"), which governs labor relations in the airline and railway industries


Organizing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2011

On June 2, 2011, the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) filed an application with the National Mediation Board (NMB) for a representation election among 2,200 JetBlue Airways pilots