On Tuesday, I warned you that your company’s arbitration agreements for sexual harassment claims might not survive February intact.
Folks, they may not make it to the Super Bowl. Continue reading
Back in the Summer, during one of my rare deviations from blogging about COVID-19, I slipped in a post about a bipartisan effort in Congress to end the forced arbitration of sexual assault and sexual harassment claims.
Six months later, there are some real signs that this Bill will make it to President Biden’s desk for signature. So, if you have employees that have signed arbitration agreements, keep reading.
If your company makes its employees sign arbitration agreements, then this post is for you.
The rest of you can
get an early start on happy hour find something else to read while sipping your morning cup of coffee. Continue reading
Congratulations! You’ve made half-way through “Amy Coney Barrett Week” at The Employer Handbook. Well, technically, you won’t reach the midpoint until you get about 178 words into this 356-word-long post, but you get the idea.
So, how about we discuss the thrilling, compelling, edge-of-your-seat world of arbitration provisions? Continue reading
It’s called the FAIR Act, which stands for the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act. The FAIR Act would amend the Federal Arbitration Act to prohibit a pre-dispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. Continue reading
I have a feeling Mr. Nadler is going to be pretty tired. But, let’s see what this is all about. Continue reading
Last year in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, the Supreme Court narrowly concluded that a court should enforce an agreement between an employer and employee to arbitrate claims individually notwithstanding workers’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act to engage in protected concerted activity.
That decision did not sit well with several members of Congress. Continue reading