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Hunton Employment & Labor Prespective : Court Rules: Continued Employment Supports Consent To Arbitrate
On April 10, 2019, the California Court of Appeals, Second District, in Diaz v. Sohnen Enterprises, 2019 S.O.S. 1722
United States
3 Jun 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspective: Supreme Court Holds That Agreements To Class Arbitration Must Be Explicit
In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court slammed the door shut on class arbitration unless specifically authorized by the parties.
United States
10 May 2019
Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog: Fifth Circuit Twice-Addresses Impact Of Master Services Agreement On Subrogation And Arbitrability Issues
On Wednesday, the Fifth Circuit found that Lloyd's syndicates may not subrogate against an additional insured and may not force that additional insured to arbitration.
United States
6 May 2019
Hunton Retail Law Resource: California Chamber Of Commerce Identifies First "Job Killer" Bills Of 2019
Each year, the California Chamber of Commerce ("Chamber") identifies proposed state legislation that the Chamber believes "will decimate economic and job growth in California."
United States
22 Apr 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: California Legislators Take Another Stab At Preventing Employment Arbitration Agreements
California has long been considered one of the most if not the most protective states of employee rights.
United States
16 Apr 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog: California Appellate Court Says PAGA Claims Can't Be Compelled To Arbitration Without The State's Consent
In a recent case, Correia v. NB Baker Electric, Inc., the California Court of Appeal held that employers cannot require employees to arbitrate their representative claims under the California Private Attorney General Act of 2004.
United States
29 Mar 2019
Massachusetts Federal Court Continues With Expansive Reading Of 28 U.S.C. 1782
New Balance in turn objected to the petition and moved to quash the subpoenas or stay discovery.
United States
18 Feb 2019
Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog: Hunton Insurance Recovery Attorneys Discuss Functus Officio Doctrine And Exceptions
The doctrine of functus officio typically sets an arbiter's award in stone: It forbids an arbiter from altering its award after the award has been rendered.
United States
29 Jan 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: SCOTUS Rejects Employer's Attempt To Compel Arbitration Of Independent Contractor's Class Claim
In a rare win for plaintiffs seeking to avoid arbitration, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a trucking company's attempt to compel arbitration in a driver's proposed minimum wage class action.
United States
23 Jan 2019
Supreme Court Enforces Yet Another Arbitration Agreement
The Supreme Court once again has shown its strong preference for enforcing the terms of arbitration agreements as written by the parties.
United States
15 Jan 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspective: Epic Changes To Epic Systems: House Democrats Seek To Prohibit Class Waivers In Arbitration Agreements
Before the lame duck period of the 115th Congress, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and a group of 58 Democrat co-sponsors, introduced the Restoring Justice for Workers Act (H.R. 7109),
United States
27 Dec 2018
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog: New General Counsel Memorandum Reiterates The NLRB's Policy Of Increased Scrutiny Of Unions
It's now officially public: under the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) General Counsel Peter B. Robb, unions may face greater scrutiny and a higher burden in defending against claims that they violated the duty of fair representation.
United States
31 Oct 2018
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: NLRB General Counsel Elevates Standard For Unions' Duty Of Fair Representation
The NLRB's Office of the General Counsel recently issued an internal directive regarding the manner in which NLRB Regions prosecute duty of fair representation charges against unions.
United States
10 Oct 2018
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: California Enacts New Sexual Harassment Laws
Sexual harassment is a recurring theme in the bills signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown on September 30, 2018.
United States
5 Oct 2018
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog: Class Wide Arbitrations Who Gets To Decide?
As we previously reported, the United States Supreme Court held this past Term in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis that class action waivers in arbitration agreements do not violate the National Labor Relations Act.
United States
28 Sep 2018
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Uber Data Breach Class Action Must Proceed to Arbitration
On September 5, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California held that a class action arising from a 2016 Uber Technologies Inc. ("Uber") data breach must proceed to arbitration.
United States
13 Sep 2018
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog : Supreme Court's Decision Upholding Arbitration Agreements Applies To Independent Contractors Too
As we wrote about last month, on May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court rendered its decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 138 S. Ct. 1632 (2018).
United States
13 Sep 2018
Supreme Court's Decision Upholding Arbitration Agreements Extended To The FLSA
On May 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, holding that the National Labor Relations Act
United States
9 Sep 2018
Eleventh Circuit Compels Parties To Arbitrate In London Despite Contract's Conflicting Arbitration Forum Selection Clauses
The Eleventh Circuit overturned a lower court ruling requiring arbitration in Florida under US law, finding, instead
United States
5 Sep 2018
Tenth Circuit Further Fuels The Circuit Split Over Who Decides Whether Agreement Permits Class Arbitration
In agreement with the Second and Eleventh Circuits, the Tenth Circuit held in Dish Network L.L.C. v. Ray, No. 17-1013, 2018 WL 3978537, at *6 (10th Cir. Aug. 21, 2018) ...
United States
5 Sep 2018
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