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Sixth Circuit Adds to Circuit Split About the Enforceability of Class and Collective Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

The Sixth Circuit just became the third federal court of appeals to hold that an arbitration provision requiring employees covered by the National


NLRB V. Alternative Entertainment, Inc. - Sixth Circuit Joins the Seventh and Ninth Circuits in Rejecting Class Waivers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

In a strangely timed opinion, the Sixth Circuit has entered the fray over whether class and collective waivers in employee arbitration agreements


Specificity Sometimes Key; Sometimes Not
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

Time spent drafting and negotiating an agreement often pays dividends in assuring that each party gets the benefits they desire through the agreement


Independent Contractor Trucker Dodges FAA Arbitration and Keeps His Class Action Alive
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

In Oliveira v. New Prime, Inc., No. 15-2364 (May 12, 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit confronted two arbitration-related


Health Law Update - May 18, 2017
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Welcome to this week's edition of the Health Law Update. In this Issue Capitol Hill Healthcare Update Senate Panel OKs FDA User Fees Legislation


Supreme Court Rejects State Rule That Subjects Arbitration Agreements to Higher Standards
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

Some wondered why the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Kindred Nursing Centers L.P. v. Clark, No. 16-32, and after oral argument on February


IoT Device Maker Settles Class Claims for $3.75 Million
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

In one of the first Internet of Things (IoT) class action settlements, the maker of a Bluetooth-enabled personal vibrator agreed to settle privacy


Arbitration of PAGA Claims: Another California Divide Emerges
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

In a March 8, 2017, article, we talked about how the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals compelled the arbitration of a California Private Attorney General


Proposed Legislation That Could Impact Class Action Litigation and Arbitration - The Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017 and the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

Two new pieces of proposed legislation could, if passed, change the architecture and requirements of class actions and outlaw mandatory arbitration


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