Supreme Court Sides With Employers on Individual Arbitration, Class Action Waiver Agreements

Supreme Court Sides With Employers on Individual Arbitration, Class Action Waiver Agreements

The United States Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision ruled that employment agreements forcing workers to forgo pursuing class action claims are legal and do not violate the National Labor Relations Act. Specifically, the court held that arbitration agreements that include class waiver provisions as a condition of employment do ... Read More »

Amendments to regulations on notification of concentration clearance in Lithuania. Concentration clearance permits will be required less frequently

Amendments to regulations on notification of concentration clearance in Lithuania. Concentration clearance permits will be required less frequently

As from 1 January 2018 the intended concentration must be notified to the Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania and its permission must be obtained where the combined aggregate turnover of the undertakings concerned in the business year preceding the concentration is more than EUR 20 mln. and the ... Read More »

The Trucking Industry Absorbs yet another blow at the hand of the California Supreme Court

The Trucking Industry Absorbs yet another blow at the hand of the California Supreme Court

Many California courts, politicians and regulators seem intent on attacking trucking and transportation companies. The California Supreme Court ‘s April 30, 2018 Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. Superior Court (Case No. S222732) decision is the latest example of this assault on the industry. Much has already written about this decision ... Read More »

Medical Practices May be Especially Vulnerable to Sexual Misconduct Claims

Medical Practices May be Especially Vulnerable to Sexual Misconduct Claims

Recent allegations of sexual misconduct spanning multiple industries have demonstrated that sexual harassment is much more common in the workplace than employers may care to admit. Organizations that take a “not us” approach to dealing with these issues may find themselves exposed to significant liability. Medical practices are no exception. ... Read More »

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