A California law barring employers from using compulsory arbitration agreements to resolve employment disputes conflicts with the Federal Arbitration Act, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in a big win for employers.
Duane Morris' annual class action report details blows to arbitration from US Supreme Court rulings and federal legislative actions, as well as other developments.
California employers breathed a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court's ruling that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts the state's Private Attorneys General Act.
An employer that fails to act on a mandatory arbitration agreement when faced with an employment lawsuit may not necessarily be able to compel arbitration several months later, the Supreme Court has ruled
President Biden has signed a landmark law that eliminates the use of mandatory arbitration clauses by employers in cases of sexual assault and sexual harassment.
The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to eliminate the use of mandatory arbitration clauses by employers in cases of sexual assault and sexual harassment.
An arbitrator has awarded a former University of Connecticut (UConn) basketball coach over $11 million after finding that the school wrongfully terminated him.
The Supreme Court has agreed to review a case that examines whether the FAA preempts a class action case filed by an employee under California's Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) when the employee is subject to an arbitration agreement.
Does an employer's delay invoking an arbitration clause mean that it must face a potentially large wage-and-hour lawsuit in federal court? The Supreme Court will soon resolve that question.
Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson called the use of mandatory arbitration agreements as a condition of employment "unfair" in a lively session, while SHRM Chief of Staff Emily Dickens wondered instead about improving the arbitration process.
News: HR guidance on the benefits of creating arbitration programs and how arbitration programs can help employers reduce costs and exposures associated with litigation.
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