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

USA - May 25 2018 In a highly anticipated opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on May 21, 2018, that employers may require employees to enter into arbitration...

Christin J. Jones, John W. Alden, Charles E. Feuss.


Alerts Supreme Court Approves Employers’ Use of Class-Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

USA - May 22 2018 In a highly anticipated opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on May 21, 2018, that employers may require employees to enter into arbitration...

Christin J. Jones, John W. Alden, Charles E. Feuss.


Insights: Alerts California Supreme Court Adopts a More Streamlined, Worker-Friendly Test to Determine Independent Contractor Status

USA - May 2 2018 In a broad-ranging decision issued on April 30, 2018, the Supreme Court of California announced a new legal standard to determine whether a worker is...

Susan W. Pangborn, Thomas H. Christopher, Flora Manship.


Second Circuit Becomes the Second Federal Appeals Court to Hold That Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination

USA - March 2 2018 On February 26, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit became the second federal appeals court to rule that Title VII of the 1964...

Craig A. McDougal, Kendra C Chapman, Susan W. Pangborn, Thomas H. Christopher.


NLRB Reverts to a Broad Test for Determining Joint-Employer Status - At Least, for Now

USA - February 27 2018 In a December 18, 2017 Legal Alert, we reported on the National Labor Relations Board's Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors, Ltd. decision. That decision...

Chuck Rice, John W. Alden, Charles E. Feuss.