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AT&T Privacy Rule Goes Too Far Says NLRB

by McGuireWoods LLP on

Last week a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) administrative judge ruled that AT&T Mobility interfered with employees’ labor rights with an overly broad privacy rule. The rule prohibited employees from recording any...more

Arbitration Puzzler: Nevada’s Anti-Waiver Rule Preempted; California’s Anti-Waiver Rule Not Preempted

Two opinions came out recently in disputes over the arbitrability of putative class actions alleging that employees were not paid for overtime (and other labor violations). In one, the Nevada Supreme Court acknowledged that...more

California Appellate Court Orders Arbitration and Rules that Claims May Not Proceed On Behalf of a Class Plaintiff in Macy's OT...

by BakerHostetler on

A recent decision from a California court of appeals reflects a growing, if at times reluctant, acceptance by California courts of employment arbitration. In Outland v. Macy’s Department Stores, Inc., Case No. A133589 (Ct....more

Eighth Cicuit: FLSA Does Not Preclude Enforcement of Class Action Waiver

by BakerHostetler on

In a significant victory for employers, the Eighth Circuit, in Owen v. Bristol Care Inc., No. 12-1719, overturned a Missouri district court ruling that class action waivers were unenforceable in FLSA cases....more

Legal Alert: Eighth Circuit Requires Arbitration Of FLSA Claim And Rejects Board Decision In D.R. Horton

by FordHarrison on

The Eighth Circuit recently upheld the validity of a mandatory arbitration agreement containing a class action waiver and ordered the arbitration of an employee's collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act. See...more

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