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May 29, 2019

Board Upholds Enforcement of Pre-Hire Arbitration Agreement

The alternative dispute resolution landscape continues to evolve for employers with unionized workforces.

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April 25, 2019

Supreme Court Confirms Class Arbitration May Not Proceed Unless Expressly Permitted by the Arbitration Agreement

On April 24, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court held that even if an arbitration agreement is ambiguous as to whether classwide arbitration is permitted, that is insufficient to find that the parties consented to class arbitration.

WPI Report
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April 4, 2019

WPI State of the States: April Legislative Showers Stem the Tide of New Bills

In legislative terms, the month of March came in like a lion and went out (almost) like a lamb, as the pace of new bills introduced at the state level slowed considerably.

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March 27, 2019

Kentucky Enacts New Arbitration Law

On March 25, 2019, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed into law a bill that reaffirms an employer’s right to use arbitration agreements.

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March 20, 2019

New Jersey Enacts Bill Banning NDAs for Discrimination, Retaliation, and Harassment Claims . . . and Fundamentally Attacking Arbitration Agreements

As expected, on March 18, 2019, Governor Murphy added New Jersey to the growing list of states that have chosen to legislate significant contractual limitations upon an employer’s right to enter into certain nondisclosure agreements (NDAs).

Insight
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February 26, 2019

Fifth Circuit Holds District Courts in FLSA Actions May Not Send Notice to Employees with Valid Arbitration Agreements that Prohibit Participation in a Collective Action

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued one of the most significant FLSA appellate decisions in recent years.

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January 23, 2019

Supreme Court Holds Independent Contractor Truck Drivers Fall Under Federal Arbitration Act's Transportation Worker Exemption

The Supreme Court recently countered its recent wave of opinions favoring arbitration, unanimously holding that Section 1 of the FAA excludes from its coverage interstate truck drivers even if they are independent contractors and not employees.

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January 14, 2019

Supreme Court Eliminates the "Wholly Groundless" Exception to Arbitration Agreements, Reinforcing the Force of Delegation Provisions

On January 8, 2019, in a unanimous opinion written by Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court ruled that where parties have agreed to delegate issues of arbitrability to an arbitrator, a court may not override that agreement.

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November 26, 2018

New Jersey Courts Continue to Raise the Bar for Enforceable Arbitration Agreements

The New Jersey Appellate Division recently issued a decision adding yet another hurdle for employers in the Garden State to overcome in drafting and enforcing arbitration agreements.

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October 9, 2018

Kentucky Supreme Court Rejects Conditioning Employment on Agreement to Arbitrate

The Kentucky Supreme Court has held that the FAA does not preempt a Kentucky statute barring employers from requiring employees to waive, arbitrate, or diminish statutory rights as a condition or precondition of employment.

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