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Top 10 Non-Monetary Terms In Uber's $10M Discrimination Settlement
Sure, the monetary portion of the settlement—$10 million to a class of approximately 400 Uber software engineers and over $2.6M in attorneys' fees—is pretty eye-opening.
United States
21 Nov 2018
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New SCOTUS Term Starts With A Whimper…Will It End With A Bang?
The Supreme Court term that wrapped up in June was one of the most exciting sessions for workplace law in recent memory, with several blockbuster decisions impacting a wide range of labor...
United States
8 Oct 2018
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Other Shoe Drops: Court Hands Uber Massive Class Action Win After SCOTUS Victory
It was just a matter of time. After the Supreme Court cleared the way for businesses to use class waivers with their employees and contractors with the Epic Systems ruling this past May ...
United States
28 Sep 2018
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Strip Club Win Shows The Power Of The Epic SCOTUS Ruling For Gig Companies
When the Supreme Court decided this May that businesses were permitted to enter into class waiver agreements with employees and contractors, forcing them into individual arbitration proceedings...
United States
4 Sep 2018
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Web Exclusive - June 2018: The Top 18 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented ...
United States
13 Jul 2018
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May 2018: The Top 14 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes ...
United States
4 Jun 2018
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Federal Appeals Court Makes It Easier For Workers To Advance Class Claims
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has lowered the bar when it comes to the type of evidence plaintiffs need to present in order to have their claims certified as a class action.
United States
11 May 2018
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May 2017: The Top 10 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law.
United States
14 Jun 2017
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Another One Bites The Dust: 6th Circuit Latest To Strike Down Mandatory Class Waivers
Employers returning from the Memorial Day weekend were on the receiving end of bad news as they learned that the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals became the third federal appeals court to strike down...
United States
13 Jun 2017
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Good Things Come To Those Who Wait? Supreme Court Delays Class Waiver Decision Until Next Term
Agreements requiring employees to submit workplace claims to an arbitrator instead of a court have become increasingly commonplace in today's workplaces.
United States
21 Feb 2017
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Supreme Court Agrees To Wade Into Class Waiver Conflict
In a widely expected move, the U.S. Supreme Court just agreed to settle a dispute about whether employers can use mandatory class action waivers with their workers.
United States
23 Jan 2017
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Remember That Good News On Class Waivers? Forget What We Said
There's a great scene in the Naked Gun movie where Lieutenant Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) is trying to clear a crowd forming around a crime scene, except that the crime scene happens to be a fireworks factory on fire.
United States
6 Sep 2016
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Will Uber Actually Be Happy Its $100M Settlement Fell Apart?
The big news late yesterday was that the federal court judge overseeing the Uber class action litigation rejected the $100M settlement for being "not fair, adequate, and reasonable."
United States
24 Aug 2016
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Class Action Waivers Get Much-Needed Lyft
I just wrote a detailed article about a recent federal court decision that upheld the validity of an employer's class action waiver, forcing a disgruntled worker into arbitrating his case...
United States
24 Aug 2016
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Class Action Waivers Get Much-Needed Lyft
A federal court recently upheld the validity of an employer's class action waiver, forcing a disgruntled worker into arbitrating his case individually instead of using the court system...
United States
22 Aug 2016
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Epic Fail For Class Waivers
Earlier this week, I coauthored an article for our firm's publications page about the first federal court in the country to strike down a class action waiver in an arbitration agreement.
United States
8 Jun 2016
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Uber-Expensive Settlement Could Be Uber-Important To Employers
The ride-sharing company Uber recently announced a preliminary $100 million agreement to settle claims alleging that it improperly classifies its workforce as independent contractors.
United States
8 Jun 2016
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Epic Fail: Class Action Waivers Take A Hit
For the first time, a federal appeals court has dealt a serious blow to class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements.
United States
6 Jun 2016
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