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Employment Law Update: Arbitration, Joint-Employer and Tips

Epstein Becker Green’s Employment Law This Week® monthly rundown features a recap of the most important labor, employment, and workforce management news from November 2018. George Whipple hosts this month’s episode covering: DOL
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Whatever the Court Decides It Won’t End the Debate Over Class Action vs. Individual Arbitration

The interplay between arbitration agreements and employment-based class actions has been the subject of extensive and often conflicting legal opinions for the last half-decade. While many hoped the issue would gain clarity and stability following
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Facebook ends forced arbitration for sexual misconduct claims after Google

Change, inspired by the #MeToo movement, appears to be contagious. Facebook will suspend its policy of forcing employees to present sexual misconduct claims at a secret legal proceeding known as arbitration, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
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Uber Drivers Lose Class Action Effort as Court Upholds Arbitration Requirement

It was just a matter of time. After the Supreme Court cleared the way for businesses to use class waivers with their employees and contractors with the Epic Systems ruling this past May, many observers expected that the decision would come
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A season for arbitration

From: Buisness-standard By A K Bhattacharya Recommended by: business-standard August appears to be the month of international arbitration for the Indian government. Three high-profile arbitration cases are likely to keep the
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Supreme Court Says Employers Can Force Workers Into Arbitration Instead of Class Action Suits

Editor’s note: A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that employers can force workers to go to arbitration over workplace grievances, rather than filing lawsuits. The 5-4 decision by the court’s more conservative members
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Consumer Bureau Loses Fight to Allow More Class-Action Suits

From:   By: JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG Via: Even when you think they
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Court Decisions Now Mixed on Worker Arbitration Clauses

As I think about all of the agreements with arbitration provisions that I’ve drafted for clients over the years. ***wipes brow, tugs collar, clutches pearls***  Certain arbitration agreements may blunt certain federally-protected
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California Employers Push Back Over Health Care Arbitration Agreements

By Chad Terune, Kaiser Health News Sutter Health, long accused of abusing its market power in California, is squaring off against major U.S. employers in a closely watched legal fight over health care competition and high prices. The latest fight