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Squire Patton Boggs | USA | 23 Jan 2019

Two Recent Decisions Highlight Procedural Pitfalls in Employment Litigation (US)

Would-be plaintiffs in two employment decisions - one from the Fifth Circuit, one from the Ninth Circuit - were recently reminded that, no matter how


Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP | USA | 4 Sep 2018

Is arbitration a good fit for your company?

There are cons, as well as pros. The recent Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis -- approving the use of class or collective waivers


Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP | USA | 3 Aug 2018

New York AG Hits Employer With $120K Fine for Violations

The New York attorney general settled with an international retailer for violations of both the state and city "ban the box" laws for $120,000 in


Conn Maciel Carey LLP | USA | 26 Jun 2018

Novel Legislation: Maryland’s Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018

With the rise of the MeToo movement, there have been a number of responses from both employers and state legislatures to address workplace harassment


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 23 May 2018

Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements Do Not Violate Federal Labor Law

After years of litigation across the country and sharply divided rulings among the Circuits (some damning classcollective action waivers and others


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 21 May 2018

A Class Waiver Can Be A Condition of Employment

In one of the most significant employment cases in memory, a sharply divided United Supreme Court held today that employers may


Ogletree Deakins | USA | 11 May 2018

Commission Overrules Xu v. Epic Systems, Finds Valid Arbitration Agreement or Waiver Bars Prosecution of WFEA Claims Before ERD

In Ionetz v. Menard, Inc., the Wisconsin Labor and Industry Review Commission overruled its previous and highly controversial decision Xu v. Epic


Payne & Fears LLP | USA | 15 Jan 2018

Key California Employment Law Cases: December 2017

This month’s key California employment law cases involve recovery of attorney’s fees by a prevailing defendant and the California Labor Code Private


Ogletree Deakins | USA | 10 Jan 2018

Wisconsin Employee May Prosecute WFEA Claims Against Employer Despite Valid Waiver and Release of Claims

The Wisconsin Labor and Industry Review Commission recently issued a highly controversial decision, Xu v. Epic Systems, Inc., holding that (1) an


Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave) | USA | 21 Apr 2017

Getting More Bang for Your Buck With Separation and Settlement Agreements

All employers, at one time or another, will provide terminated employees with a severance payment for a release of all claims that employees may have

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