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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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January 14, 2019

Supreme Court Eliminates the "Wholly Groundless" Exception to Arbitration Agreements, Reinforcing the Force of Delegation Provisions

On January 8, 2019, in a unanimous opinion written by Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court ruled that where parties have agreed to delegate issues of arbitrability to an arbitrator, a court may not override that agreement.

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November 26, 2018

New Jersey Courts Continue to Raise the Bar for Enforceable Arbitration Agreements

The New Jersey Appellate Division recently issued a decision adding yet another hurdle for employers in the Garden State to overcome in drafting and enforcing arbitration agreements.

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October 9, 2018

Kentucky Supreme Court Rejects Conditioning Employment on Agreement to Arbitrate

The Kentucky Supreme Court has held that the FAA does not preempt a Kentucky statute barring employers from requiring employees to waive, arbitrate, or diminish statutory rights as a condition or precondition of employment.

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October 2, 2018

Colorado Court of Appeals Confirms the Broad Scope of “Arising Under” Arbitration Agreements and Expands Duty-of-Loyalty Claims

The Colorado Court of Appeals recently held that clauses requiring arbitration of all claims “arising under” an agreement are broad and that such language is not intended to limit the scope of arbitrable claims.

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July 9, 2018

Supreme Court Year in Review: Union Agency Fees, Travel Restrictions and the Retirement of Justice Kennedy

The U.S. Supreme Court closed out its most recent term, which began in October 2017, with a number of high-profile and ground-breaking decisions.

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May 21, 2018

Supreme Court Upholds Lawfulness of Class and Collective Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

The Supreme Court has weighed in: class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements are lawful and must be enforced under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA).

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April 26, 2018

Washington State Legislature Responds to the #MeToo Movement

Washington has adopted four new laws addressing workplace harassment and discrimination.

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April 13, 2018

New York State and City Expand Anti-Harassment Requirements for Employers

Both the New York State Legislature and the New York City Council recently adopted new legislation targeting sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace.

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January 9, 2018

Lawmakers Take Aim: Will #MeToo Curb Nondisclosure or Arbitration Agreements?

In the wake of #MeToo, federal and state lawmakers are searching for new ways to complement existing antidiscrimination laws and help eliminate harassment.

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