Thomas Linthorst

Thomas Linthorst

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N.J. Supreme Court Rules that Consumer Arbitration Pact Is Invalid

The court found that the arbitration agreement failed to clearly and unambiguously advise that the plaintiff was giving up the right to pursue statutory claims in court....more

9/25/2014 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Waivers

New Jersey “Bans the Box” Statewide

New Jersey joins the ranks of states that prohibit certain criminal history inquiries during the hiring process. New Jersey’s Opportunity to Compete Act (OTCA), signed into law on August 11, is the latest among a...more

8/15/2014 - Ban the Box Criminal Background Checks Employee Rights Job Applicants

Arbitration Agreements with Class and Collective Action Waivers Enforced

Second Circuit applies Supreme Court's recent ruling in American Express case and further rules that the FLSA collective action procedure can be waived and class and collective action waivers do not violate the NLRA....more

8/16/2013 - American Express v Italian Colors Restaurant Class Action Class Action Arbitration Waivers Collective Actions FLSA NLRA NLRB SCOTUS

Fifth Circuit Limits SEC Whistleblower Program

Antiretaliation provisions only protect employees that provide information on violations of the securities laws to the SEC. On July 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a decision in Asadi v. G.E....more

8/5/2013 - Anti-Retaliation Provisions Compliance Dodd-Frank SEC Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

Supreme Court Again Enforces an Arbitration Agreement with a Class Action Waiver

In American Express, Court rules that class action waivers may not be invalidated on the ground that individual arbitration is too expensive. On June 20, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in American Express...more

6/24/2013 - American Express American Express v Italian Colors Restaurant Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Class Action Class Action Arbitration Waivers Federal Arbitration Act SCOTUS

Supreme Court Upholds Arbitrator’s Decision Regarding Class Arbitration

Court holds that an arbitrator did not exceed his powers under the Federal Arbitration Act in finding that class procedures were authorized because the parties agreed that the arbitrator could decide the question....more

6/12/2013 - Arbitration Class Action Contract Interpretation Federal Arbitration Act SCOTUS

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Class Certification in Comcast v. Behrend

High Court's decision provides companies with a significant and rational defense to class certification in antitrust and other damages class actions. ...more

3/29/2013 - Class Action Class Certification Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Dukes v Wal-Mart SCOTUS

DOL Proposes Survey on Independent Contractor Misclassification

The survey will involve more than 10,000 workers and carry important implications for employers, including the potential implementation of "right to know" regulations. ...more

2/21/2013 - DOL Independent Contractors Misclassification Right To Know Surveys

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