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February 22, 2016

NLRB Continues Attack on Class and Collective Action Waivers

There seems to be no end in sight to the standoff between the NLRB and at least a majority of the federal courts over the legality of arbitration agreements that require employees to waive the right to lead or participate in class or collective actions.

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December 18, 2015

High Court Again Finds a California Court Failed to Place Arbitration Agreements on Equal Footing With Other Contracts

A recent Supreme Court decision indicates it will not necessarily accept a state court’s claim that generally applicable principles of contract law preclude enforcement of an agreement governed by the FAA.

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July 20, 2015

Missouri Courts Scrutinize Employment Arbitration Agreements

Two recent Missouri Supreme Court decisions demonstrate Missouri courts will carefully scrutinize employment arbitration agreements in determining their validity.

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June 9, 2015

West Virginia Employment Update: The Mountain State is Becoming Much More Attractive to Employers

West Virginia's Legislature and Governor have taken dramatic steps this legislative session to improve the business climate for employers.

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February 4, 2015

California Supreme Court Clarifies When An Arbitration Award May Be Corrected

On January 29, 2015, the California Supreme Court issued a decision clarifying the circumstances under

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December 16, 2014

When Does an Anti-Arbitration Provision Not Prohibit Arbitration of a Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim?

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, enacted on July 21, 2010, provides broad

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November 11, 2014

NLRB Reaffirms D.R. Horton Decision Invalidating Arbitral Class Action Waivers

In a controversial decision that rejects the precedent of numerous federal and state courts, the National

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October 3, 2014

Gubernatorial Writer's Cramp: 2014 California Employment Legislation Affecting Private Sector Employers

Does his hand hurt?  Between signing and vetoing bills this year, California Governor Jerry Brown exercised

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August 1, 2014

New "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" Executive Order Dramatically Increases Risks for Government Contractors

The White House has issued another Executive Order (EO) aimed at federal contractors, and it is the most

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June 26, 2014

Class Action Waivers Good in California, PAGA Waivers Perhaps

In Iskanian v. CLS Transportation of Los Angeles,1 an important decision on employment agreements that

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