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The Ninth Circuit Withdraws Its Opinion Applying Dynamex Retroactively; Asks California Supreme Court To Decide Instead
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals changed its mind and decided to ask the California Supreme Court to decide whether the California Supreme
United States
20 Aug 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Pair Of Decisions Upholding Use Of Arbitration By Employers
In January of this year, the Supreme Court issued a pair of decisions addressing additional issues related to the use of arbitration.
United States
11 Apr 2019
Trump Administration Continues To Reverse Obama Administration's Labor Policies, As Evidenced By Department Of Labor Withdrawing Appeal Of Persuader Rule
On November 9, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) withdrew its appeal of the Obama-era regulation regarding persuader activity and reporting requirements pursuant to Section 203(c) of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.
United States
7 Jan 2019
#MeToo Continues To Spur Announcements Of Companies Nixing Mandatory Arbitration
In response to global protests against sexual harassment and for a more equal working environment after a New York Times article broke stating Google had concealed allegations of sexual misconduct of several of its executives and paid a senior vice president $90 million after such allegations against him were substantiated, Google announced that it will handle sexual harassment claims with transparency and employees will no longer be required to arbitrate sexual harassment or sexual assault clai
United States
7 Jan 2019
The BakerHostetler Quarterly New York Employment Newsletter - Fall 2018
Welcome to the second edition of The BakerHostetler Quarterly New York Employment Law Newsletter. We are pleased to share our analysis of some key employment trends, in-depth discussions regarding recent developments and what to expect looking forward.
United States
9 Oct 2018
Prohibition On Mandatory Arbitration Of Sexual Harassment Claims Begin July 11
Effective July 11, 2018, employers are not permitted to institute mandatory arbitration agreements related to sexual harassment claims.
United States
3 Aug 2018
Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers In Arbitration Agreements As Valid And Enforceable
In a landmark opinion, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, upholding the validity of class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements.
United States
1 Aug 2018
Donít Forget About The Fair Credit Reporting Act: Background Check Class Action Suit Filed Against Trucking Company
In the class action lawsuit brought in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the plaintiff asserts that he applied for a commercial truck driver position with Swift and that, without proper authorization, the company obtained a background check report on him from a third party.
United States
3 Sep 2013
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