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Arbitration ruling divides litigation bar, spurs calls to Congress


WASHINGTON – The chasm between civil defense attorneys who extol the virtues of mandatory arbitration agreements and members of the plaintiffs’ bar who say the pacts strip consumers of their right to redress was widened by the U.S. Supreme Court ...

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NLRB class action ruling under fire

WASHINGTON – One year after the National Labor Relations Board sent shock waves through the labor and employment bar by ruling that mandatory arbitration clauses barring class actions violated the National Labor Relations Act, the decision is coming under direct ...

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Employment law survey reveals key trends

National employment law firm Seyfarth Shaw recently released its annual survey of employment law cases, summarizing key trends in the field from U.S. Supreme Court decisions to state and federal court decisions and regulatory actions.

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Lawmakers again try to ban forced arbitration clauses

WASHINGTON – Taking aim at a U.S. Supreme Court ruling they say strips workers and consumers of their right to redress against powerful corporations Tuesday, lawmakers in both houses reintroduced the Arbitration Fairness Act, which would bar pre-dispute mandatory arbitration ...

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Justices struggle with class arbitration rule

WASHINGTON – In a case that could limit the ability of states to invalidate arbitration agreements, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to have trouble nailing down a test to determine when the Federal Arbitration Act trumps state ...

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