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Will the Supreme Court Finally Remove Doubt That an Employer Can Mandate That Employees Enter into Arbitration Agreements with Class Waivers?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2017

In the first argument of the first day of its new term, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in three cases presenting the issue of whether


The Fifth Circuit Strengthens Employers’ Right to Use Class Action Waivers
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

On August 7, 2017, a Fifth Circuit panel ruled, in a divided decision, that a class-action waiver can be enforceable even without an arbitration


SCOTUS Puts the Class Action Waiver Issue at the Top of Its Agenda
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

Perhaps signaling the importance of the issue for American businesses and jurisprudence, the U.S. Supreme Court chose the first day of its term


Trump Department of Justice Reverses Course on Class Action Waivers
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

On June 16, 2017, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) changed its position with respect to the enforceability of class action waivers in


Murphy Oil Case Scheduled for Oral Argument
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 21 2017

In January, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil USA, Case No. 16-307, Epic Systems Corp


Department of Justice Changes Stance on Class Action Waivers in Favor of Employers
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 19 2017

In a fascinating turn of events, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) switched sides in a critical pending Supreme Court case last Friday


Sixth Circuit Adopts NLRB’s D.R. Horton Rule and Deepens Circuit Split on Class Action Waivers
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appealsapparently unable to wait a few months for the Supreme Court of the United States to rule on the issue


Wave Goodbye to Waivers? 6th Circuit Joins March to Prohibit Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

Joining two other circuit courts, the 6th Circuit concluded that employers cannot take advantage of class action and collective action waivers as part


Sixth Circuit Adds to Circuit Split About the Enforceability of Class and Collective Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

The Sixth Circuit just became the third federal court of appeals to hold that an arbitration provision requiring employees covered by the National


U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Employment Arbitration Provisions Containing Class & Collective Action Waivers Violate the NLRA
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 4 2017

As a condition of employment, employers often require their employees to sign arbitration agreements requiring that all employment related disputes be