Author Archives: Michelle Davis

AAJ urges CFPB to scrutinize use of arbitration clauses

WASHINGTON – Calling the use of binding pre-dispute arbitration clauses in consumer contracts a “practice of forcing consumers to give up fundamental rights,” the American Association for Justice is calling on federal regulators to study the prevalence of such clauses ...

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NLRB launches new web page

WASHINGTON – The National Labor Relations Board has launched a new web page as part of a public awareness campaign to inform employees, even those who are not union members, of their right to engage in protected concerted activity under ...

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Survey: Federal courts make changes due to cuts

WASHINGTON – Budget cuts are forcing federal courts to implement a number of cost-cutting measures, from layoffs, furloughs and early retirements to the reduction of training programs and IT services, according to a recent survey.

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