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Administrative, Court & Other Decisions - February 2016
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled the NLRB had sufficient evidence to decide that a Florida auto dealer committed unfair labor


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


Legislation & Politics - February 2016
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2016

Senator Charles E. Grassley (R.- Iowa) requested a formal government review of the Department of Labor's oversight regarding the Central States


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


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”


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


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


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


Rule prohibiting the arbitration of class action employment claims is approved
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2012

On June 8th, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") announced SEC approval of amendments to FINRA Rule 13204 of the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Industry Disputes (Industry Code) to preclude collective action claims by employees of FINRA member firms under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act or the Equal Pay Act of 1963 from being arbitrated under the Industry Code