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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2018

On May 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court held by a 5-4 majority in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis that an employer can lawfully require an employee to


SCOTUS Holds Class Action Waivers Do Not Violate the NLRA
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2018

In a major win for employers, the U.S. Supreme Court held that arbitration agreements with class action waivers do not violate the National Labor


"Me Too" Movement Triggers Legislation in New York State and City
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

On May 9, 2018, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation designed to combat workplace sexual harassment. Similar legislation was passed


U.S. Supreme Court rules that mandatory, individual arbitration of employment disputes trumps employees’ rights to participate in class action lawsuits
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

On Monday, May 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 5-to-4 decision that employers may require workers to accept individual


California Court of Appeal invalidates employee arbitration clause on basis of exemption to Federal Arbitration Act
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

The Fourth District of the California Court of Appeal recently ruled that a truck driver could not be compelled to arbitrate his claims in a state


Supreme Court Affirms Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

Since the Federal Arbitration Act’s (FAA) enactment in 1925, parties have sparred over the enforceability of arbitration agreements in a number of


Supreme Court to Regulators: You Can’t Trump the Federal Arbitration Act
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

In a 5-4 decision along ideological lines, the Supreme Court has upheld a controversial tool used by employers to stop class action lawsuits before


Alerts Supreme Court Approves Employers’ Use of Class-Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • 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


An “Epic” Win for Employers on Arbitration Agreements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered yet another important victory for employers relying on arbitration agreements. In Epic Systems Corp. v


Justice Gorsuch Casts Deciding Vote Rejecting NLRB’s Prohibition on Class Action Waivers
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

In a long-awaited decision, the United States Supreme Court, by a 5-to-4 vote, overturned the National Labor Relations Board’s (the “Board”) ruling