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Mark J. Beutler
Posted: April 17, 2014

Yesterday, the Fifth Circuit denied the NLRB’s petition for en banc review of its December 3, 2013 decision wherein the Fifth Circuit refused to enforce the NLRB’s decision invalidating class action waivers in mandatory employee arbitration agreements.

Filed Under: Employment, General
Mark J. Beutler
Posted: June 24, 2013

On June 20, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, upheld a provision in an arbitration agreement that barred class actions, even where litigation of individual claims would be economically infeasible.

Mark J. Beutler
Posted: June 18, 2013

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law H.B. 655 (linked below), which preempts laws enacted by counties, cities and other local governmental units that require employers to pay wages and provide employee benefits more favorable than those required under federal and state laws.

Filed Under: Wage and Hour