Episode 2: WCAR Litigation Trend #2: Change Is The New Normal

In this episode, Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. discusses how the data and analysis from workplace class action rulings, case filings, and settlements showed that change is the new normal in 2020-2021. As many pro-business precedents continued to roll out and take hold in 2020, voters elected to turn the White House from red to blue and, as a result, likely precipitated changes in numerous areas that will expand worker rights. Along with changes in the arbitration landscape, the shift in Administrations is likely to bring increased regulation of businesses, renewed enforcement efforts, and policy changes at the agency level that will result in efforts to abandon or overturn pro-business rules of the Trump Administration.

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