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December 29, 2022

Littler Lightbulb – December Employment Appellate Roundup

This Littler Lightbulb highlights some of the more significant employment law developments at the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal in the last month.

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November 11, 2022

Littler Lightbulb: Labor & Employment Appellate Roundup

This Littler Lightbulb highlights some recent labor and employment law developments at the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal.

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October 13, 2022

Ontario, Canada Human Rights Tribunal Finds it Has Concurrent Jurisdiction with Labour Arbitrators to Decide Human Rights Claims in Unionized Workplaces

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently addressed whether allegations made under the Human Rights Code fell within the exclusive jurisdiction of a labour arbitrator, or whether it had concurrent jurisdiction over employment-related matters.

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July 15, 2022

Savings Clause Results in Oregon Supreme Court Affirming Enforceability of Arbitration Provision

On July 8, 2022, in Gist v. ZoAn Management, Inc., the Oregon Supreme Court affirmed the decisions of the trial court and court of appeals granting the defendants’ motion to compel arbitration.

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June 17, 2022

Supreme Court Permits Arbitration of Individual PAGA Claims

The United States Supreme Court’s decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana will dramatically impact employers’ rights to enforce arbitration agreements related to claims under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).

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May 19, 2022

Congress Considers Banning Discretionary Clauses in ERISA Plans

The Employee and Retiree Access to Justice Act seeks to ban arbitration and discretionary clauses in employer-sponsored benefit plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

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April 27, 2022

Canada: Key Trends in Arbitration Awards Pertaining to Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

Since late fall 2021, we have seen a steady flow of arbitration awards emerge in Ontario and British Columbia that consider issues relating to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies in the unionized workplace.

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April 13, 2022

British Columbia, Canada: Arbitrator Decides Employer Could Terminate Employee Who Refused Government-Ordered Vaccination

An arbitrator in British Columbia held that an employer rightfully terminated an employee who was ineligible for work for refusing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine despite a government order requiring it.

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February 11, 2022

Congress Passes Bipartisan Arbitration Limitation

This week brings a significant change for employment arbitration, as both houses of Congress approved a bill, Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 (H.R. 4445), which now heads to the White House.

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November 12, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Arbitrator Upholds Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

An Ontario arbitrator recently dismissed a union’s policy grievance and upheld a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy on the grounds that it was reasonable and did not breach the collective agreement.

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