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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


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


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


Supreme Court issues two unanimous decisions affecting labor & employment
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2009

In Union Pac. R.R. Co. v. Bhd. of Locomotive Engineers, No. 08-604 (December 8, 2009), the Court unanimously held that a union’s failure to present evidence of efforts to reach a settlement through “conferencing” did not preclude the National Railroad Adjustment Board from exercising jurisdiction over the union’s claim


California Continues to Limit Employment AgreementsForum Selection and Choice of Law Clauses are Now Out
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

On September 25, 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1241 into law. SB1241 adds the new Section 925 to the California Labor Code and


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


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


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


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


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