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Thomas K. Johnson II

Dechert LLP

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Supreme Court Upholds Employers’ Use of Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

USA - May 23 2018 A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court decided one of the most highly anticipated employment cases in recent years on May 21, 2018, holding in Epic...

Michael H. McGinley, Alan D. Berkowitz, J. Ian Downes.

National Labor Relations Board’s new joint employer standard expands risks for employers

USA - September 10 2015 In a potentially game-changing decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., a three-member majority of the National Labor Relations...

Alan D. Berkowitz, J. Ian Downes.

U.S. Supreme Court dramatically expands whistleblower law

USA - September 11 2014 On March 4, 2014, the U.S. Supreme court in Lawson v. FMR, LLC, 134 S.Ct. 1158, held in a 6-3 decision that employees of a private company that is a...

Flex frac decision highlights need for employers to reexamine confidentiality policies

USA - April 29 2014 In recent years, the National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") has waged a campaign against what it considers to be "overbroad" employer...

Alan D. Berkowitz, J. Ian Downes.

International employment law review - United States

USA - March 21 2014 Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a federal law passed in 1996, states that “in determining the meaning of any Act of Congress, or...

J. Ian Downes.