Strategic Initiatives for Countering the Class Action Epidemic

The focus of this Report is the rising epidemic of employment law class actions and the challenge they reflect and create for the employer community. In responding to these claims both a procedural and a substantive solution is outlined in the form of two 2006 initiatives reflecting very different and challenging perspectives. First this report explore the growing case law support for properly written arbitration agreements to exclude class claims. Second, is an overview of how to establish a system of compliance metrics designed to stem the rising tide of employment law class actions illustrated through mandatory training requirements both under employment and corporate governance statutes and regulations.

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