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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

New Bill Would Outlaw Mandatory Arbitration Agreements For Sex Discrimination Disputes - Is A Poorly Constructed Bill The Right Cure For The Disease?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2017

Prior bills have attempted, unsuccessfully, to eliminate individual arbitration as a means to resolve employment disputes. Senator Al Franken

Key California Employment Law Cases: September 2017
  • Payne & Fears LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2017

This month’s key California employment law cases involve wage and hour issues, arbitration, and employment discrimination based on marital status

When perseverance does not pay - repeated attempts to settle leave would-be claimant out of time
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2017

Since 6 May 2014 it has been a pre-condition of starting most Employment Tribunal claims that the employee first refers the matter to ACAS for early