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Court Holds That NY's Prohibition Of Arbitration Agreements Is Preempted By Federal Law
In April 2018, as part of a sweeping set of reforms to sexual harassment law, New York State enacted a provision to its civil procedure code stating that employers are prohibited from including
United States
9 Jul 2019
New York's Ban On Arbitration Of Sexual Harassment Claims: Can It Survive Federal Preemption?
Seyfarth Synopsis: New York's recently enacted prohibition on arbitration agreements of sexual harassment claims is likely to be preempted by federal law.
United States
31 Oct 2018
New York Appellate Court Strikes Down Class Action Waivers
As our loyal readers are well aware, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral argument in its Fall 2017 term regarding the enforceability of arbitration agreements with class and collective action waivers.
United States
31 Jul 2017
Don't Judge A Conditional Certification Motion By Its Cover
A New York federal court denied a motion for conditional certification of a nationwide collective action against Barnes & Noble.
United States
11 May 2017
District Court Turns The Other "Cheeks" On Parties' Proposed Stipulation Of Dismissal
In Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House, the Second Circuit held that judicial or DOL approval is required for a valid dismissal of FLSA claims with prejudice.
United States
15 Jul 2016
Show & Tell: Second Circuit Holds FLSA Bars Private Settlements
As we have noted in previous posts (most recently, here), courts have been paying increasingly close attention to the terms of FLSA settlements and, on occasion, refusing to approve agreements.
United States
12 Aug 2015
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