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Benefits Counselor - September 2018
In Brown et al. v. Wilmington Trust NA et al., the District Court of Southern Ohio ruled that a former plan participant was not bound by a mandatory arbitration clause in an employee stock ownership
United States
28 Sep 2018
Benefits Counselor June 2018
On May 21, 2018, in three consolidated cases, the U.S. Supreme Court held that employers can enforce class action waivers in employee agreements.
United States
22 Jun 2018
Employers May Require Employees To Waive The Right To Participate In Class Actions, According To The U.S. Supreme Court
On May 21, 2018, in Epic Systems Corporation v. Lewis, the United States Supreme Court upheld the enforceability of employment contracts that require the use of individualized arbitration...
United States
25 May 2018
Wisconsin Paid Break Laws – 4 Tips For Employers
A recent settlement of a class action wage and hour lawsuit in a Wisconsin federal court serves as an important reminder that failing to properly structure meal and break periods could result in...
United States
3 Jul 2017
Employee Class Action Waivers Are Unenforceable According To The 7th Circuit
A recent Seventh Circuit decision, Lewis v. Epic Systems Corporation, has declared that class action waivers within arbitration agreements are unenforceable under the National Labor Relations Act.
United States
27 Jun 2016
CFPB Proposes To Ban Arbitration Clauses; Fines Bank $20 Million For Deposit Processing Errors
In a 375-page rule released last week, the CFPB has proposed to eliminate certain types of arbitration clauses currently used in many consumer contracts with banks and other financial services providers.
United States
17 May 2016
The NFL Needs Actuaries
When US District Judge Anita Brody rejected the proposed settlement of the National Football League players concussion class action lawsuit in January, she did so because there was an insufficient record in front of her regarding the potential future claims in comparison to the size of the settlement fund being established.
United States
23 Feb 2014
Caution To Investors: Second Circuit Holds That Securities Act Statute Of Repose Not Tolled
A recent ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit signals that investors should be more proactive to protect their interests in securities fraud cases.
United States
18 Feb 2014
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