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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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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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