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U.S. Supreme Court Roundup - 2018-2019

USA - July 9 2019 The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended in June 2019 included decisions on many topics important to workplace law, including class actions…

David R. Golder, Nadine C. Abrahams, Maya Atrakchi, Jeffrey W. Brecher, Jason C. Gavejian, Stephanie L. Goutos, Samia M. Kirmani, Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Eric R. Magnus, Michael H. Neifach, John M. Nolan, Paul Patten, Amy L. Peck, Michelle E. Phillips, Abraham N. Saiger, Brendan Sweeney, David T. Wiley

U.S. Supreme Court: Employment Class Arbitration Must Be Expressly Addressed in Contract

USA - April 24 2019 Class action arbitration is such a departure from ordinary, bilateral arbitration of individual disputes that courts may compel class action…

Stephanie L. Goutos, Samia M. Kirmani, Eric R. Magnus, Abraham N. Saiger, Brendan Sweeney, Collin O’Connor Udell

Supreme Court: Interstate Transport Companies’ Independent Contractor-Drivers are Exempt from FAA

USA - January 16 2019 In New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Federal Arbitration Act’s (FAA) Section 1 exemption applies to transportation…

Stephanie L. Goutos, Samia M. Kirmani, Eric R. Magnus, Abraham N. Saiger, Collin O’Connor Udell

Supreme Court Hears Argument on Validity of Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements

USA - October 3 2017 The United States Supreme Court heard a one-hour consolidated oral argument in three arbitration cases involving the intersection of the National…

Samia M. Kirmani, Philip B. Rosen, Daniel D. Schudroff, Jeffrey Schwartz, Collin O’Connor Udell

Supreme Court Preview: 2017-2018 Term

USA - September 27 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court will begin its 2017-2018 Term with no shortage of cases significant to employers and businesses. Cases to watch involve…

David R. Jimenez, Samia M. Kirmani, Michelle E. Phillips, Philip B. Rosen, Jeremy S. Schneider, Daniel D. Schudroff, Jeffrey Schwartz, Collin O’Connor Udell