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Kentucky Supreme Court Rules FAA Does Not Protect Mandatory Employment Arbitration

When a former employee sued NKADD in Kentucky state court alleging wage and hour and whistleblower ... In May 2018, the Supreme Court issued its Epic Systems decision, holding that employers may inclu... read more

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

Don't Nix Challenge To Stalled Travel Waivers, Court Told

Law360 (October 15, 2018, 7:36 PM EDT) -- A putative class ... court does not have the authority to review discretionary consular decisions to deny waivers. Additionally, it claimed that the plaintiff... read more

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Workplace lawsuits could rise under Trump, but Supreme Court still a wild card

The court's review comes as private workplace lawsuits are expected to rise under President ... try to comply with laws but sometimes make mistakes. "If class-action waivers are allowed by the Supreme ... 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

No Way Intervention: Court holds that TCPA Defendant Waived One-Way Intervention Protections By Failing to Alert the Court to the Doctrine Earlier

As a result, class action ... deemed a waiver of the rule against one-way intervention (i.e. an invitation to the Court to rule on the substantive issue pre-certification).” Undeterred by the apparent ... 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

Trump Administration Wants Travel Ban Waiver Suit Tossed

Law360 (September 13, 2018, 7:37 PM EDT) -- The federal government urged a California federal court on Thursday to toss a proposed class action ... review the plaintiffs’ claims, they fall short. Thei... read more

Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch has sided with businesses on labor issues

In a decade as a federal appeals court judge, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has criticized courts ... to sign away their right to pursue class-action lawsuits. The National Labor Relations Board ... 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

Do-it-yourself tort reform: How the Supreme Court quietly killed the class action

An obscure backwater of contract law, FAA jurisprudence flies under the radar of most policymakers and legal sophisticates, and its low profile is compounded by the obscurity of language and reasoning ... read more

Big Business wants to kill CFPB’s anti-arbitration rule. Here’s the game plan.

(Reuters) – What the U.S. Supreme Court ... business review, it will seek public comment on a formally proposed rule. Only when the notice-and-comment period is complete can it issue a formal proposed ... read more



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