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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


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


The Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari in Iskanian only hardens the federal-state divide over PAGA claims
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

The divide continues between California and federal law on whether an arbitration agreement can entirely waive an employee’s ability to seek


District Judge Rules Uber’s Arbitration Agreements Unenforceable on Public Policy Grounds
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2015

On September 2, we addressed the much-publicized O’Connor v. Uber Technologies, Inc. case (No. 13-cv-03826-EMC) pending before the U.S. District


The Board vs. the Courts: Will 2016 mark the final showdown for class action waivers in arbitration agreements?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

Arbitration agreements are practical tools that help employers protect confidential information and avoid the costs associated with traditional


Age discrimination claims under Ohio law may be barred by internal grievance process
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2009

On June 2, 2009, the Ohio Supreme Court held that an age discrimination claim filed by a former employee of United Parcel Systems ("UPS") was barred because an earlier internal "arbitration" proceeding found that the employee had been terminated for just cause


Justices pass on second opportunity to resolve the California PAGA divide in the Bridgestone case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2015

For a second time the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging a California Supreme Court holding that the state’s Private Attorneys


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


The widening California divide: the rejection of Iskanian by federal district courts and potential resolution
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

In an October 22, 2014, posting, we addressed the growing divide between California federal district courts and the California Supreme Court over


The California divide: federal courts refuse to follow state Supreme Court’s Iskanian decision
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2014

One of the last barriers to full enforcement of arbitration agreements with class action waivers sustained another blow last week. A California