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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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Epic Shift: Court’s Class Action Decision Could Limit #MeToo Cases

The Supreme Court’s landmark decision yesterday on arbitration agreements has widespread implications for all employers. In Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, a 5-4 opinion written by Justice Gorsuch, the Supreme Court held that arbitration
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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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Angry MacBook users file class action lawsuit against Apple over defective keyboards

Apple's silence over issues related to its allegedly flawed MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards just got a whole lot more deafening. On Friday, a class action lawsuit was filed against Apple in the Northern District Court of California over the
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Harvey Weinstein apologizes for using Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence as legal shields

Disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein indirectly apologized to Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence for using their names and their words in an attempt to stop a class action lawsuit against himself after he was accused of sexual assault and misconduct
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Equifax hit with 70 billion class-action lawsuit after massive hack

From: Mashable By Patrick Kulp Recommended by: Mashable That didn't take long.Two Oregon women filed a class action lawsuit against Equifax Thursday evening, just hours after the credit reporting agency revealed a massive data
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GM dealers plan class action suit over ‘measly’ compensation

From: Hindustan Times By New Delhi Recommended by: Hindustan times A majority of 96 dealers, which operate around 140 showrooms across India, are unhappy with the company’s offer of just around 12 per cent of total investments
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And now the six most horrifying incredible details from the Fyre Fest lawsuits

From: Mashable By Nicole Gallucci Recommended by: Mashable Everyone's favorite scorching trash receptacle of a luxury island 'party' for the ages—Fyre Festival—may be over.But the lawsuits are just gearing up.Since that fateful
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Trump University settles fraud lawsuit for 25 million

From: Mashable By Jason Abbruzzese Recommended by: Mashable Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd after delivering an energy speech at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference Thursday, May 26, 2016

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