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Law Firm’s Arbitration Provision Unconscionable
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

A California appellate panel determined that a law firm’s arbitration agreement with a partner was unconscionable, reversing a trial court’s grant of

New Jersey Courts Continue to Raise the Bar for Enforceable Arbitration Agreements
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • November 26 2018

The New Jersey Appellate Division recently issued a decision adding yet another hurdle for employers in the Garden State to overcome in drafting and

Halloween Bill Provides a Scare By Seeking to Prohibit Workplace Arbitration Altogether
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2018

Congress has once again proposed legislation that would seek to ban mandatory workplace arbitration of employment claims, despite a string of United

No proof blind plaintiffs aware of arbitration clause, so discrimination class action proceeds in court
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2018

The First Circuit just faced a fascinating formation issue: if a customer cannot see what she is signing, and no employee reads it to her or ensures

Arbitration. Class Action Waivers. Supreme Court holds that class and collective action waivers in employment arbitration agreements are enforceable under federal labor law and the Federal Arbitration Act.
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 27 2018

In these three consolidated cases, Plaintiff-Employees brought class action suits against their employers for unpaid wage claims under the Fair Labor

Court Rejects Individual Pattern and Practice Claim and Enforces Arbitration Agreement in Discrimination Case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2018

In the midst of a legal landscape that is seemingly pro-arbitration, employers should recognize that employees still have a few

Is It “Time’s Up” For Arbitrating Employment Matters In New York?
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2018

In the wake of a strong public reaction to the “Time’s Up” and “MeToo” movements, states across the country are enacting legislation aimed at

Wake Me Up When September Ends
  • Baker McKenzie
  • South Africa
  • March 19 2018

In September and Others v CMI Business Enterprise CC (CCT27916) 2018 ZACC 4 (27 February 2018) the Constitutional Court considered whether evidence

WPI State of the States: State Legislatures are Back in Business
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • February 1 2018

The majority of state legislatures are back in session, wasting no time considering new labor and employment measures. More than 600 state and local

Legislators respond to recent sexual harassment scandals by introducing bills to ban arbitration in sex bias cases
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

Many employers rely on pre-dispute arbitration agreements, usually entered at the beginning of employment, to resolve disputes that may arise during