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November 19, 2020

A Rare Occurrence: California Court Overturns Arbitrator’s Award

A California court recently took the unprecedented step of applying section 16600 of the state’s Business and Professions Code to void the scope of non-disclosure provisions on confidential information and set aside an arbitration award.

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July 31, 2020

EEOC Expands Voluntary Resolution Efforts with Temporary Mediation and Conciliation Pilot Programs

Parties involved with EEOC charges of employment discrimination filed in the past month may notice some new language on the EEOC portal: “For charges filed after July 6, 2020, you may request mediation at any time during the charge process.”

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April 1, 2020

If You Want the Benefits of an Arbitration Agreement, Say So

Companies that use third-party staffing vendors should take stock of a recent Fifth Circuit decision applying Texas law, which reinforces that both contract language, and keeping such language up-to-date, is critical for enforcing arbitration provisions.

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February 12, 2020

The Seventh Circuit Rules on Whether to Send Notice in FLSA Collective Actions to Individuals with Arbitration Agreements

The Seventh Circuit recently became the second federal appellate court to address whether notice of an FLSA collective action may be sent to individuals who allegedly entered into mutual arbitration agreements waiving their right to join the action.

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February 10, 2020

California Court Concludes that Anti-Arbitration Law is Likely Preempted

On February 7, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California issued an order supporting its injunction of Assembly Bill 51 (AB 51), an expansive anti-arbitration law scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2020.

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February 1, 2020

Federal Court Halts Enforcement of California Arbitration Law

A California federal court has granted a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of Assembly Bill 51, an expansive anti-arbitration law enacted in October and set to take effect on January 1, 2020.

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January 2, 2020

EEOC Rescinds Policy Statement Disfavoring Arbitration Agreements

As part of its efforts to rescind outdated guidance on a rolling basis, the EEOC recently dispensed with a 22-year-old policy statement that disfavored mandatory arbitration agreements between employers and employees.

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December 30, 2019

Enforcement of California’s Anti-Arbitration Law Put on Hold

A federal court in California has prevented, at least for now, an expansive anti-arbitration law from taking effect on January 1, 2020.

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December 9, 2019

National and State Trade Groups Sue to Strike Down California “Anti-Arbitration” Law

On Friday, December 6, 2019, a coalition of national and state trade associations filed suit in California federal court seeking to strike down the state’s recently enacted “anti-arbitration” law, A.B. 51.

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October 16, 2019

California AB 51 Bans Mandatory Employment Arbitration Agreements

On October 13, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 51 into law, banning most employment arbitration agreements in California starting January 1, 2020.

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