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Supreme Court Says Arbitration Agreements Enforceable for Individual PAGA Claims in California

USA - June 22 2022 In a significant win for California employers, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that employees can be bound by agreements to arbitrate their…

Jaime Walter

EEOC Issues Guidance on Employer Use of AI Decision-Making Tools

USA - June 13 2022 On May 12, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued guidelines cautioning employers on the use of digital software, algorithms…

Patricia Kinaga, Julie M. Capell

President Biden Signs Bill Banning Mandatory Arbitration in Sexual Assault and Harassment Claims

USA - March 8 2022 To update our previous advisory, as expected, President Biden signed a bill that significantly limits the use of mandatory arbitration for claims…

Maria Rivera

Senate Passes Bill Banning Mandatory Arbitration in Sexual Assault and Harassment Claims

USA - March 1 2022 Congress recently passed a bill that will greatly limit the use of arbitration for claims involving sexual assault or sexual harassment. Titled…

Maria Rivera

Blue Mountain Clarifies Scope of Business Sale Exception to Prohibition on Restrictive Covenants in Connection With Joint Ventures

USA - February 22 2022 California employers often find themselves frustrated by the limits that state law places on their ability to prevent former employees from targeting…

Emilio G. Gonzalez, Catherine Grech, Nicole Phillis