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Another Step Down the Slope: The House of Representatives Votes to Ban Mandatory Employment Arbitration and Class and Collective Action Waivers

USA - March 18 2022 On March 17, the House of Representatives passed the “Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act of 2022” or the “FAIR Act,” which…

Andrew L Scroggins

Houston Raises the Minimum Wage for Houston-Area Airport Workers, Up to $15.00 Per Hour by October 2023

USA - February 24 2022 The City of Houston is raising the minimum wage for employers with covered contracts, subcontracts, and concession agreements at…

Vanessa Rogers

Houston Raises the Minimum Wage for Houston-Area Airport Workers, Up to $15.00 Per Hour by October 2023

USA - February 22 2022 The City of Houston is raising the minimum wage for employers with covered contracts, subcontracts, and concession agreements at…

Vanessa Rogers

Mandatory Arbitration of Wage-Hour Claims Alive and Well After Congress Bans Some Agreements

USA - February 16 2022 Recently, Congress passed significant new legislation amending the Federal Arbitration Act and precluding employers from mandating…

Robert S. Whitman

Congress Amends the Federal Arbitration Act and Bans Arbitration Agreements Covering Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Claims

USA - February 10 2022 For more than twelve years, there have been efforts in Congress to limit the scope of mandatory employment arbitration agreements…

Robert S. Whitman, David S. Baffa, Lawrence Z. Lorber, Scott P. Mallery