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Q&A with Justin P. Grose: High court decision validates class-action waivers in arbitration agreements

Q: On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ... class-action waivers in the arbitration agreements entered into by the employees should be enforced. Neither the savings clause in the Federal Arbitration Act ... read more

Did the Supreme Court Issue a Major Immigration Ruling Under False Pretenses?

The Supreme Court issued a 5-3 decision in Jennings in February 2018, reversing a lower court ruling that gave many immigrants a statutory right to bond hearings and sending the case back to the appea... read more

SCOTUS Puts the Brakes on Arbitration: Contract Drivers Engaged in Interstate Commerce Can Litigate in Court

Seyfarth Synopsis: Arbitration of employment claims continues to be a hot topic at the Supreme Court ... any corresponding class/collective action waiver provisions. In the wake of this ruling, transp... read more

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United States: Supreme Court Year In Review: Union Agency Fees, Travel Restrictions And The Retirement Of Justice Kennedy

The Court declined to review an Eleventh ... do not give way to the NLRA. The Supreme Court concluded that the NLRA's protection of an employee's right to engage in "concerted activities" does not ren... read more

Manhattan Institute: NLRB's stance on class action waivers wrong

9, the NLRB asked the Supreme Court to review and reverse the ... arbitration agreements often contain class action waivers and employers would want to hold on to those agreements. The Consumer Financ... read more

Is The American Law Institute About To 'Jump The Shark'?

This new Restatement would draw heavily upon consumer protection statutes ... Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), and the U.S. Supreme Court's interpretations of the FAA upholding provisions such as class ... read more

Galit Avitan Knotz, Senior Counsel with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Wage and Hour Class Actions

and workplace privacy and data protection. Abstract The ever-changing landscape of wage and class hour class actions continuously evolves as recent developments shape it. Just recently, the U.S. Supre... read more

SCOTUS to decide if ‘unharmed’ plaintiffs have right to sue

If the Supreme ... class action waivers. “This is an important issue that the court should address and now it will,” Pincus told me. In granting certiorari, the Supreme Court overruled the suggestion ... read more

Equifax won't require arbitration of cybersecurity claims; are there lawsuit impediments?

The Consumer Financial Protection has also said it is also looking at the issue. A lawyer who filed an early class action had warned that an information website for Equifax consumers ... says it will ... read more

Top 10 Employer Resolutions For 2019

Review and Update Policies Related to Discrimination District courts across the country have grappled with whether Title VII’s protection against ... In May 2018, the Supreme Court decided that class ... read more

Argument preview: Reconciling class waivers and the National Labor Relations Act (UPDATED)

The Supreme Court agreed in early January to review all three rulings ... for “mutual aid or protection” has long been understood to include the right of employees to pursue joint legal claims; theref... read more

Capstone Law APC Promotes Senior Counsel Glenn Danas to Partner

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capstone Law APC, a Los Angeles-based class action firm, has promoted Glenn Danas to the ... California Supreme Court decision Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, ... read more

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