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June 24, 2019

Oregon’s New Workplace Fairness Act Limits the Use of Nondisclosure Agreements, Requires Written Antiharassment Policies, and Extends the Time for Filing Claims

Oregon's new law prohibits employers from entering into agreements containing nondisclosure terms, requires employers to adopt specific written policies, and enlarges the period for filing discrimination claims.

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June 19, 2019

Settlement Agreements Cannot Prevent Nevada Employees from Disclosing Workplace Sex Discrimination or Harassment

Under a new Nevada law, effective July 1, 2019, employers that settle certain allegations involving sex discrimination or sexual offenses will not be able to bar the claimant from talking about the existence of the settlement, or the underlying facts.

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June 10, 2019

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Holds Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts—Including Those Governing Unjust Dismissal Claims—are Valid and Enforceable

The Puerto Rico Supreme Court recently issued a judgment in José Méndez et al v. Carso Construction, validating an arbitration clause that covers a claim under the Puerto Rico Unjust Dismissal statute.

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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.

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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).

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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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