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01
February
2019

A United States Supreme Court victory for employees?

Contrary to the trend, the United States Supreme Court recently ruled that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), 9 U.S.C. §§ 1, et seq., does not make mandatory arbitration agreements in the trucking industry enforceable.  In that case, New Pri… Read More
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01
June
2018

The Supreme Court and Congress act in the same week to undercut the rule of law

In Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, the United States Supreme Court recently declared that employees can be forced to give up their rights to participate in class actions or collective actions when they face wage theft, retaliation, discrimination, haras… Read More
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24
June
2013

The Supreme Court’s radical ruling for the proverbial 1%

The latest decision by the Supreme Court about the arbitration of statutory claims will, going forward, preclude court action even when doing so deprives small businesses and many people of any meaningful legal recourse.  In rendering such an extrem… Read More
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20
February
2013

Class actions under arbitral attack

The Supreme Court has continued to exhibit a preference for arbitration over court litigation in a number of recent rulings, including those that have limited the ability to pursue class actions and collective actions.  The Supreme Court’s agenda… Read More
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