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Baker McKenzie | USA | 27 Jul 2018

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.

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

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Ogletree Deakins | USA | 21 Jun 2010

High Court tackles threshold question of arbitrability of employment contract

On June 21, with Justice Antonin Scalia writing for a 5-4 majority, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important decision for employers that are utilizing or are considering utilizing employment arbitration agreements.

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Jorden Burt LLP | USA | 6 May 2010

Fifth Circuit reverses finds arbitrator’s adverse inference protected employee’s interests

In a suit arising out of alleged employment discrimination, Dillard’s Inc. appealed the district court’s decision to vacate an arbitration award to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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DMH Stallard LLP | United Kingdom | 29 Jul 2009

Disability discrimination: the High Court rejects an employer's claim for damages for fraudulent or negligent misrepresentation against a managing director who failed to disclose a history of depression in her pre-employment medical questionnaire

In the case of Cheltenham Borough Council v Laird 2009 EWHC 1253 HC, the High Court has rejected the Council’s claim for damages for fraudulent or negligent misrepresentation against a Managing Director who failed to disclose a history of depression in her pre-employment medical questionnaire.

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Baker & Hostetler LLP | USA | 28 May 2009

President Obama signs the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009

The Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 (Pub.L. 111-21), as described in detail in the May 14, 2009, issue of the Health Law Update, will provide the government with even broader enforcement powers under the federal False Claims Act (FCA).

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Dentons | Canada | 27 Apr 2009

Canadian employers, foreign workers and the current economic crisis

During times of economic growth, Canadian employers have actively recruited foreign workers to assume temporary or permanent employment in Canada.

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