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March 27, 2017

President Signs Resolution to Undo "Blacklisting" Rule

On March 27, 2017, President Trump signed a joint resolution of disapproval (H.J. Res. 37) to block the rule implementing Executive Order 13,673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, otherwise known as the "blacklisting" rule.

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February 5, 2017

NLRB's General Counsel Issues Memo on Arbitration Issue Pending at Supreme Court

As a result of the Supreme Court’s recent decision to address whether class and collective action waivers are lawful in an arbitration agreement, many employers have asked whether similar pending cases will be held in abeyance.

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January 13, 2017

Supreme Court Will Review Three Cases Involving the Lawfulness of Class and Collective Action Waivers

On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in three cases involving the lawfulness of class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements.

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November 9, 2016

With the Election (Mercifully) Behind Us, What Will a Trump Administration Mean for Employers?

The 2016 Presidential election was arguably the most contentious, unpredictable, and politically polarizing race in this nation's history. What will a Trump win mean for employers?

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October 25, 2016

Ninth Circuit Rules that Arbitration of USERRA Claims is Permissible

In Ziober v. BLB Resources, Inc., the Ninth Circuit joined three other circuit courts in holding that USERRA does not prohibit the compelled arbitration of claims under the Act.

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October 25, 2016

A Win for Federal Contractors, Court Temporarily Enjoins Enforcement of Key "Blacklisting" Rule Provisions

On October 24, 2016, a U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Texas granted a preliminary injunction against implementation of major and contentious provisions of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces or "blacklisting" Executive Order.

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September 8, 2016

California Court of Appeal Rules Arbitration Agreement In Employee Handbook Is Not Enforceable

On August 22, 2016, a California Court of Appeal held that an arbitration agreement in an employee handbook did not create an enforceable agreement to arbitrate.

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August 23, 2016

Ninth Circuit Finds Arbitration Agreement That Required Employees to Bring Claims in “Separate Proceedings” Illegal Under the NLRA

The Ninth Circuit has held that an arbitration agreement that required employees to bring claims in “separate proceedings”, thereby prohibiting class and collective actions, violated the employees’ right to engage in concerted activity under the NLRA.

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May 27, 2016

Seventh Circuit Finds Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements are Illegal and Unenforceable Under the NLRA

The 7th Circuit has found that a company's arbitration agreement, which prohibits employees from participating in “any class, collective or representative proceeding,” violated the employees’ right to engage in concerted activity under the NLRA.

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May 16, 2016

California Legislative Update

The California legislature has reached the midpoint of its 2016 legislative session. The Governor has signed four bills of significance to California private sector employers.

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