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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


Seventh Circuit Invalidates Class and Collective Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

On May 26, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal circuit court to hold, consistent with the National Labor


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


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


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


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


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


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”