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Filings Begin Under New York's Child Victim Act: Know The Rules
The Child Victim Act is now law and will have a significant impact on New York's educational and religious institutions and other civic organizations that care for children.
United States
15 Aug 2019
Full Steam Ahead on Arbitration Says NJ Appellate Court
Seyfarth Synopsis: Earlier this year, in New Prime, the Supreme Court decisively held that the Federal Arbitration Act's § 1 exemption for transportation workers engaged
United States
9 Aug 2019
It's Easy To See: 20/20 A Clear Win For Employers In The Fifth Circuit
In 20/20 Communications, Inc. v. Crawford, the Fifth Circuit joined eight other circuits in holding that the availability of class arbitration is a "gateway" issue for courts, not arbitrators, to decide—
United States
30 Jul 2019
Seyfarth Shaw Policy Matters Newsletter - June 27, 2019
Earlier this week, the Department published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on industry-recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAPs).
United States
10 Jul 2019
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
Adding Customer Value With Arbitration Agreements
In this scenario, a staffing company owner is concerned about the class action lawsuit brought against her client.
United States
9 Jul 2019
New York State Legislature Passes Major Amendments To Anti-Discrimination And Anti-Harassment Laws
Seyfarth Synopsis: The New York State Legislature has passed, and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is expected to sign, a bill amending the state's anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws
United States
8 Jul 2019
Google: Demonstrating The Hazards Of Employment Discrimination From Every Angle
Seyfarth Synopsis: Google's recent travails with simultaneous traditional and "reverse" discrimination claims signal a new era of dynamic employment discrimination risk.
United States
5 Jul 2019
Seyfarth Shaw Policy Matters Newsletter - May 16, 2019
The Act would be enforced through civil action, with remedies similar to those under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
United States
27 May 2019
Employees Who Won't Get On Board With Arbitration—Can Employers Rock The Boat?
Everything was smooth sailing with your latest greatest arbitration agreement, but then an employee refused to get on board.
United States
21 May 2019
Seyfarth Shaw Policy Matters Newsletter - April 25, 2019
Acosta to Testify Before House Ed and Labor. The House Committee on Education and Labor has set a time for their questioning of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta.
United States
14 May 2019
A Bright Day For Employers: The Supreme Court Decides In Lamps Plus That Courts Cannot Order Class Arbitration Without An Express Agreement
Seyfarth Synopsis: Today the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in the Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela class action arbitration case.
United States
10 May 2019
No Preemption Where Labor Code Doesn't Require Consulting A CBA
The trial court denied the Giants' motion to compel arbitration, holding that the Labor Code claims were not preempted by the LMRA.
United States
3 May 2019
Keep On Truckin': Strategies For Managing Wage And Hour Risks With Transportation Contractors After New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira
In January, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira that the FAA or the "Act" exclusion for transportation workers engaged in interstate commerce applied not just to employees, but also...
United States
1 Apr 2019
New Jersey Says No To Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements And Non-Disclosure Provisions
Seyfarth Synopsis: Governor Murphy signed Senate Bill 121 into law today, Monday, March 18, 2019. The law affects claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and renders prospective
United States
29 Mar 2019
Seyfarth Shaw Policy Matters Newsletter - February 28, 2019
On February 26, the House Committee on Education and Labor reported out H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would radically revise the Equal Pay Act.
United States
13 Mar 2019
For The First Time, A Massachusetts Court Weighs In On The New Noncompetition Agreement Act – Well, Sort Of
As we've previously written about on this blog, last summer the Massachusetts legislature passed a non-compete reform bill which went into effect on October 1, 2018.
United States
7 Mar 2019
Fifth Circuit Says Plaintiffs May Not Send Notice Of FLSA Suit To Employees With Arbitration Agreements
a must-read decision and case of first impression at the federal appellate level, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held late last week that a district court may not approve sending notice of an FLSA collective action to employees who had agreed to arbitrate employment claims.
United States
5 Mar 2019
2019 Employment Law: Cases Pending In The California Supreme Court
Employment-related cases pending before the California Supreme Court concern various questions that sometimes seem technical, but the answers they elicit will have big consequences.
United States
20 Feb 2019
Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements And Non-Disclosure Provisions On The Chopping Block In New Jersey
The New Jersey Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 121 affecting claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, which if signed into law, would render any prospective waiver of rights against public policy...
United States
11 Feb 2019
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