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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


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


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


Reversing previous ruling, California Supreme Court holds arbitration agreement that waives right to an administrative hearing may be enforceable
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2013

On October 17, 2013, in Sonic-Calabasas v. Moreno (Sonic II), the California Supreme Court overturned its 2011 holding in Sonic-Calabasas v. Moreno


Fifth Circuit rejects NLRB ruling, finding class action waivers enforceable
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2013

On December 3, 2013, the Fifth Circuit issued a ruling in the closely watched collective and class action waiver arbitration case, D.R. Horton v


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


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


Strikes & labor disputes
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

The Transport Workers Union asked the National Mediation Board to release it from federal mediation with American Airlines


Journalist reinstated after being fired for Twitter comments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2010

A journalist for Radio Free Asia a Washington D.C.-based news organization was recently reinstated following an arbitration with his employer over his termination for numerous Twitter posts


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