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Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP | USA | 25 Jun 2018

Washington Prohibits Certain Nondisclosure, Waiver and Arbitration Agreements Relating to Discrimination Claims

Under the Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD), discrimination on the basis of a protected status such as race


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


Murtha Cullina LLP | USA | 20 Jun 2017

June 20, 2017 - Labor and Employment Group News: Justice Department Switches Sides on Class Action Waivers

Earlier this year, we blogged about the United States Supreme Court's decision to consider whether requiring employees to agree to arbitration and a


Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson PA | USA | 17 Jan 2017

Class Action Waivers: Will The Supreme Court Successfully Realign The Litigation Galaxy?

Finally. The wait is almost over. The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether an employer may enforce a mandatory arbitration agreement that contains


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA, Ireland | 19 Aug 2016

SEC Targets Employment Agreements Requiring Waiver of Whistleblower Awards

The SEC's Office of the Whistleblower continues to examine employee severance, settlement and confidentiality agreements for language that might


Holland & Hart LLP | USA | 10 Jun 2015

Employers must raise defense of unverified EEOC charge or it is waived

According to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, verifying an EEOC charge is not a jurisdictional requirement, necessary to give the federal courts


Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP | USA | 28 Aug 2013

6th Circuit: FLSA rights cannot be waived by contract

An employee who agreed to a six-month limitations period to bring suits against the company as part of her employment agreement did not waive the


Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | USA | 12 Jul 2013

United States Supreme Court decides significant cases impacting employers

Closing out its term, the Supreme Court of the United States recently issued several important decisions that have a direct impact on employers


Day Pitney LLP | USA | 29 Mar 2013

Second Circuit enforces arbitration agreement, denies existence of substantive “pattern-or-practice” claim

On March 21, 2013, in Parisi v. Goldman, Sachs & Co., the Second Circuit compelled arbitration of the plaintiffs' Title VII sex discrimination claims


Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP | USA | 27 Mar 2013

Plaintiff must individually arbitrate “pattern-or-practice” claim under Title VII, Second Circuit says

The recent decision in Parisi v. Goldman, Sachs & Co., that plaintiffs are bound by valid arbitration agreements in Title VII cases - even when

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