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Federal Government Does About-Face on Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements in Employment Contracts

One of the changes in approach that the current administration has taken to the legal system—a change often overshadowed by other headlines—is the current administration’s willingness to enforce arbitration clauses. While this has garnered some attention in connection with the Trump administration’s position on arbitration provisions in nursing home agreements, the administration has quietly shifted … Continue reading this entry

The Supreme Court Preview, Part II: Tuning Up Arbitration Clauses

U.S. Supreme Court Expands Scope of Whistleblower Protections
This is the second post in our series “The Supreme Court Preview,” view the first post here. California state and federal courts have a rocky history with the U.S. Supreme Court, as the highest court in the land has repeatedly reversed the Ninth Circuit and California state courts in deciding cases under the Federal Arbitration … Continue reading this entry

Want to Arbitrate Employee Disputes? Keep Your Paperwork!

U.S. Supreme Court Expands Scope of Whistleblower Protections
Arbitration agreements, and their use as a means to avoid class action disputes in particular, have been repeat news items in the last several years, and many companies continue to consider their use as a means to mitigate class action litigation risks. For companies who have implemented such agreements, a recent federal court decision reminds … Continue reading this entry