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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 III: A Couple Spare Parts

This is the third and final post in our series, “The Supreme Court Preview.” View the previous post here. While the Court’s review of bedrock principles of class action litigation and the continuing struggle to enforce arbitration clauses  in the face of hostile state law are two important topics to watch, they are not the only … 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

The Supreme Court Preview, Part I: The Court To Overhaul Class Actions?

A fresh Supreme Court term has kicked off, with a new slate of cases awaiting the Court’s decision. Among these cases are several that the automotive industry should keep an eye on, as they impact the law in ways that will affect how industry members do business. Over the next few posts, Dashboard Insights will … Continue reading this entry