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Top Labor and Employment Issues in Automotive to Watch in 2018

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Although the Trump administration made a mark on labor and employment policy at the federal level in 2017, employers can expect greater movement in 2018 once more of Trump’s nominees for federal agencies take office and implement more business-friendly policy changes. Increasing media coverage about sexual harassment and racism in the workplace also demonstrates that … Continue reading this entry

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