Last week, on the heels of the Supreme Court’s recent pro-arbitration pronouncements, the Eighth Circuit issued a reminder that, although agreements to arbitrate are favored under the law, arbitration agreements must still be contracts.
The World Health Organization has recently declared a global health emergency due to an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The WHO hopes to raise awareness and increase resources for the global response.
After the recent resignation of Alex Acosta, President Trump has announced his intent to nominate Eugene Scalia—son of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia—as Secretary of the Department of Labor.
On July 18, 2019, voting largely along party lines, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would increase the federal minimum wage from the current $7.25 an hour to $15.00 an hour by 2025.