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Can Employers Include Class/Collective Action Waivers In Arbitration Agreements? Supreme Court To Decide.
On Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to decide the issues of whether employers may include class/collective action waivers in their arbitration agreements.
United States
17 Jan 2017
Where Are We With The Enforceability Of Class Action Waivers In Arbitration Agreements?
The circuit split widened over the issue of whether employers can require employees, through an arbitration agreement, to waive their rights to bring class or collective actions against their employer.
United States
22 Nov 2016
Uber Aims To Settle Two Class Actions; Approximately 385,000 Uber Drivers In California And Massachusetts To Remain Independent Contractors – At Least For Now
Last Thursday, Uber settled two closely-watched class actions contesting Uber's classification of approximately 385,000 drivers in California and Massachusetts as independent contractors as opposed to employees.
United States
28 Apr 2016
The Supreme Court's Tyson Foods Ruling And Employee Class Actions
The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Tyson Foods employees can use representative evidence to establish liability and damages for class certification purposes.
United States
4 Apr 2016
Taking An Evidentiary Approach, The Supreme Court Rules That Employees Can Use Representative Samples To Establish Classwide Liability And Damages, But It Leaves Open Question Of Whether Classes Can Include Uninjured Class Members
The United States Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Tyson Foods employees could use representative evidence to establish liability and damages for class certification purposes.
United States
4 Apr 2016
New York Federal Court Ruling May Breathe New Life Into Employment Class Action Pick-off Strategy; Addresses Supreme Court's Gomez Decision
Is the pick-off strategy to moot class actions still alive in the Southern District of New York? Possibly.
United States
31 Mar 2016
Pick-Off Strategy Via A Rule 68 Offer Of Judgment Suffers Stinging Defeat In The Supreme Court; But Can An Actual Payment To The Plaintiff Do The Trick?
An unaccepted Rule 68 Offer of Judgment for complete relief does not moot a plaintiff's individual and class action claims said the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
United States
25 Jan 2016
Uber Class Action Update: Court Finds Arbitration Agreement Unenforceable And Broadens Class Of Drivers
The Uber saga continues in O'Connor v. Uber Technologies, Inc. – a closely watched case that will impact the future of the gig economy.
United States
23 Dec 2015
Ninth Circuit Won't Review Uber Driver Class Certification Decision
The sharing or gig economy has introduced a new management paradigm for companies, more flexible schedules for workers, and a greater level of convenience and accountability to consumers.
United States
24 Nov 2015
Sony: Stipulation Announces (But Does Not Disclose) Employee Data Breach Class Settlement (Privacy & Security Matters)
Settlement appears imminent in an employee class action against Sony Pictures Entertainment ("SPE") arising from disclosure of their personally identifiable information ("PII") in a massive data breach...
United States
9 Sep 2015
Unpaid Intern v. Employee Classification Analysis Must Look At Who Is Primary Beneficiary Of Relationship, Second Circuit Holds
The Second Circuit struck a blow today to individuals pursuing collective/class actions alleging that unpaid interns should be classified as employees.
United States
3 Jul 2015
Supreme Court To Decide Two Cases Addressing Important Class And Collective Action Issues
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases during its Fall 2015 term that could further transform the wage and hour class action landscape.
United States
29 Jun 2015
NLRB Holds Firm On Its View That Class/Collective Action Waivers In Arbitration Agreements Violate The NLRA
Despite overwhelming judicial disapproval, the NLRB simply will not relent in its view that mandatory arbitration agreements containing class/collective action waivers violate the National Labor Relations Act.
United States
11 May 2015
United States
12 Feb 2015
Employment Law Summer Recap 2014: Part 4 Of 11 – Chris Pratt And Unexpected Surprises In Hollywood And The World Of California Employment Law
This summer, those (31?) of us who watched Chris Pratt steal scene after scene in Parks & Recreation saw him ripen into the star we always hoped he’d become.
United States
19 Sep 2014
California Supreme Court Upholds Employment Class Action Waivers, But Rejects Waivers Of PAGA Claims
The California Supreme Court issued an important decision on the enforceability of employment class action waivers included in arbitration agreements.
United States
2 Jul 2014
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