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Ninth Circuit Decertifies Class of 160,000 Alleging Misclassification as Independent Contractors 

  From Lexology, Erin Norris Bass reports that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said that Uber…

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Supreme Court’s Decision Upholding Arbitration Agreements Extended to the FLSA 

  From Lexology, Cullen E. Jones and Robert T. Quakenboss discuss a recent court case in which the…

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And Yes, Epic Systems Applies to Independent Contractors, Too

  From Lexology, Gregory V. Mersol reports on a case in the Sixth Circuit which held that independent…

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FLSA Doesn’t Bar Arbitration: Sixth Circuit Holds after Epic

  From The National Law Review, Paul DeCamp discusses a recent case in the Six Circuit Court of Appeals…

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Arbitration Agreement Unenforceable in Any Language, California Court Rules 

  From Lexology, Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP provide an excellent discussion of a recent case in which a…

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Party That Drafted Arbitration Provision Moves To Have Provision Deemed Unenforceable. It Lost. 

  From Lexology, Peter J. Gallagher reports on a recent case in which a part that drafted an arbitration…

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An Epic Checklist: What to Consider When Adopting Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements 

  From Lexology, Christopher C. Murray offers a checklist for arbitration agreements in employment agreements. Here is part…

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New York State Court Declines To Compel Arbitration, Cites Purported Ambiguities In Mobile Contracting Process 

  From Mondaq,  Jeffrey D. Neuburger discusses a recent case in which a New York court refused to enforce…

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Is Arbitration Final and Binding?

  From Lexology, Jeanne Harrison discusses the finality of arbitration agreements under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). Jeanne…

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Two Courts of Appeals Reject Arbitration Agreements Post-Epic 

  From Lexology, Michael R. Phillips, Peyton N. Smith, Bruce M. Steen, discuss two cases in which courts rejected motions…

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The Eleventh Circuit Found No Waiver Of Right To Compel Arbitration Against Unnamed Class Members 

  From JDSupra, Jeanne Kohler discusses a case in which the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals said that Wells…

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Arbitration Provisions With Class Action Waivers Are Enforceable…Now What? A Guide For Human Resources Professionals And In-House Counsel On The Practical Implications Of This “Epic” Decision

  From Mondaq, Ingrid A. Beattie and Jennifer R. Budof offer guidance following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold class action…