The New Jersey Supreme Court’s decision defines a test that applies to employment classification disputes under the state’s Wage Payment Law and Wage and Hour Law....more
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
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
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
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
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
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
High Court's decision provides companies with a significant and rational defense to class certification in antitrust and other damages class actions.
The survey will involve more than 10,000 workers and carry important implications for employers, including the potential implementation of "right to know" regulations.