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Newly Enacted Workplace Transparency Act To Change Illinois Employment Law Landscape
On Friday, August 9, 2019, Governor J. B. Pritzker signed a wide-ranging bill that, among other things, encompasses the Workplace Transparency Act.
United States
14 Aug 2019
Half Baked: Illinois Legislature Includes Some Employer Protections In New Recreational Cannabis Law – But Beware The Traps
Across the country, states are moving to legalize medical and recreational cannabis.
United States
21 Jun 2019
Halloween Bill Provides A Scare By Seeking To Prohibit Workplace Arbitration Altogether
Seyfarth Synopsis: Congress has once again proposed legislation that would seek to ban mandatory workplace arbitration of employment claims
United States
8 Nov 2018
Breakfast Briefing: Back To School, Back To Work! Latest Trends And Hot Issues With Hiring And Onboarding Employees
Seyfarth Synopsis: Join us on Thursday, September 13th for breakfast! As parents and children gear up for the inevitable fall return to school ("it's the most wonderful time of the year….")...
United States
12 Sep 2018
A Class Waiver Can Be A Condition Of Employment
In one of the most significant employment cases in memory, a sharply divided United States Supreme Court held today that employers may require employees, as a condition of employment...
United States
22 May 2018
NLRB About-Face Highlights Lack Of Reasoning On The Class Action "Right" It Seeks To Assert
The NLRB has withdrawn the significant concession it offered at oral argument on the nature of the NLRA rights it seeks to assert in the face of employers' mandatory arbitration programs.
United States
11 Oct 2017
Class Waivers At The Divided Supreme Court: Employers Cautiously Optimistic
Following oral argument, employers should be cautiously optimistic that the Supreme Court will allow mandatory arbitration programs containing waivers of the ability to bring collective and class actions.
United States
11 Oct 2017
Will The Supreme Court Finally Remove Doubt That An Employer Can Mandate That Employees Enter Into Arbitration Agreements With Class Waivers?
The Court's decision -- expected in early 2018 -- could significantly alter the landscape of multi-claimant employment litigation more than any other development in recent memory.
United States
29 Sep 2017
Supreme Court Agrees To Rule On Legality Of Class Action Waivers
Two employers also asked the Supreme Court to review decisions by the Ninth and Seventh Circuits in which the courts found the class waivers to be unlawful.
United States
19 Jan 2017
Invitation – Safeguarding Your Company, Pay Equity Briefing
Members of the Pay Equity Group are hosting an in-person discussion June 22nd to help employers stay ahead of this trend.
United States
20 Jun 2016
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