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Arbitrating PAGA Claims: The Ninth Circuit Compels It in the Valdez Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

So much case law has come down in the past several years regarding California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) - and its ability to withstand


Justices to Consider Arbitration Agreements With Class Waivers - The End of the Beginning?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2017

Apologies to Winston Churchill, but the conflict over the enforcement of arbitration agreements with class waivers has become an ongoing legal and


Federal Court Enjoins "Blacklisting" Rule, but Contractors Are Not Out of the Woods Yet
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2016

On Oct. 24, 2016, a U.S. District Court issued a preliminary injunction restraining the U.S. Government from implementing the “Fair Pay and Safe


California Enacts Laws Aimed at Choice of Law Provisions in Arbitration Agreements and the Conduct of Arbitral Proceedings
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2016

Given California’s past resistance to mandatory arbitration agreements with class action waivers, it should come as no surprise that the state has now


Following Precedent: Second Circuit Reaffirms Position Upholding Arbitration Agreements With Class Action Waivers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2016

Amid contrary decisions by the Seventh and Ninth Circuits, the Second Circuit followed its earlier precedent in Patterson v. Raymours Furniture Co


Reining In Individual Arbitration - Ninth Circuit Rules Class Waivers Unenforceable
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

In a 2-1 ruling, the Ninth Circuit became the second federal court of appeals to agree with the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) position that


Seventh Circuit Bucks the Trend, Holding That Class and Collective Action Waivers in Employee Arbitration Agreements Violate the NLRA
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2016

In Lewis v. Epic Systems Corp., No. 15-2997 (7th Cir. May 26, 2016) (slip op.), the Seventh Circuit held that class and collective action waivers in


Lewis v. Epic Systems Opinion - Seventh Circuit Swimming Against the Tide on Mandatory Individual Arbitration
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

In a sweeping May 26 opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit shook up the arbitral landscape and created a remarkable circuit


Supreme Court Continues Sanctions Litigation Against the EEOC
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

A slap in the face, maybe, after 11 years Back in 2005, a prospective driver for a trucking company filed a charge with the EEOC contending that two


Collado v. J & G Transport, Inc. - When a Waived Right to Arbitrate is Revived
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2016

Some may have thought that once waived, the right to arbitrate is gone forever. No so! The Eleventh Circuit decision in Collado v. J & G Transport