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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


Key California Employment Law Cases: June 2018
  • Payne & Fears LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2018

This month’s key California employment law cases are from the California Supreme Court and from the California Court of Appeal. Janus v. American


Big Law Hit With A Gender, Pregnancy, And Maternity Discrimination Class Action
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2018

This week, three female associates at Morrison & Foerster (“MoFo”) filed a nine-count gender, pregnancy, and maternity (“sex-plus”) discrimination


Court Moves DACA Plaintiff’s Alienage Discrimination Suit Forward
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2018

An employer must face an alienage discrimination class action filed by a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) plaintiff, according to a new


California Judge Allows Pay Equity Class Action To Move Forward On Behalf Of Female Google Employees Who Were Employed In Thirty Separate Job Positions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2018

On March 27, 2018, a California Superior Court denied Google’s motion to defeat Plaintiffs’ second attempt to plead a class action alleging


Class Action Issues At The U.S. Supreme Court
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2018

The first Supreme Court case discussed in the video is China Agritech v. Resh, et al. No. 17-432. This case involves allegations of securities fraud


School Scores Summary Judgment Win In ADEA Collective Action
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2018

In November 2014, Oakton Community College (“Oakton”) announced that as of July 1, 2015, it would no longer employ any person receiving an annuity


Four Employment Law Issues to Watch in 2018
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2018

When the calendar flips from December to January, it’s a good time to take stock of what to expect over the next 12 months. Here are four major


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