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Fisher Phillips | USA | 31 May 2017

Another One Bites The Dust: 6th Circuit Latest To Strike Down Mandatory Class Waivers

Employers returning from the Memorial Day weekend were on the receiving end of bad news as they learned that the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals became


Fisher Phillips | USA | 24 Mar 2017

Hot List - What’s Happening in the California Legislature 327-331

Our weekly California Legislature “hot list” provides you with a preview of the bills that are up (as well as other important legislative action) the


Fisher Phillips | USA | 6 Mar 2017

California Court Confirms Healthcare Meal Waivers Have Always Been Valid

In a somewhat unusual ruling last week, a California Court of Appeal announced that its previous February 2015 decision in the case of Gerard v


Fisher Phillips | USA | 8 Feb 2017

Good Things Come To Those Who Wait? Supreme Court Delays Class Waiver Decision Until Next Term

When the U.S. Supreme Court announced several weeks ago it would settle a dispute about whether employers can use mandatory class action waivers with


Fisher Phillips | USA | 8 Sep 2016

Employers Win Latest Round In Class Waiver Fight

Employers can breathe a sigh of relief after the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals once again upheld the validity of class and collective action waivers


Fisher Phillips | USA | 25 Aug 2016

SEC Cracks Down On Anti-Whistleblower Severance Agreements

The federal Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued six-figure fines to two different employers in the past several weeks, claiming that


Fisher Phillips | USA | 22 Aug 2016

Mandatory Class Waivers Struck Down By 9th Circuit

Employers received their most bruising loss in the ongoing war involving class action waivers today, as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals became the


Fisher Phillips | USA | 17 Aug 2016

Class Action Waivers Get Much-Needed Lyft

A federal court recently upheld the validity of an employer's class action waiver, forcing a disgruntled worker into arbitrating his case


Fisher Phillips | USA | 31 May 2016

Epic Fail: Class Action Waivers Take A Hit

For the first time, a federal appeals court has dealt a serious blow to class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements. In Jacob Lewis


Fisher Phillips | USA | 20 Jun 2013

Supreme Court upholds class action waivers in action waivers in arbitration agreements

The U.S. Supreme Court held today that courts cannot invalidate arbitration agreements which waive class actions, unless there is an express

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