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.
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.
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.
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.
News: HR guidance on the importance of crafting arbitration agreements designed to be enforceable, and guidelines for building arbitration programs from fair and balanced arbitration agreements.
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