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New Jersey Says No To Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements And Non-Disclosure Provisions
Seyfarth Synopsis: Governor Murphy signed Senate Bill 121 into law today, Monday, March 18, 2019. The law affects claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and renders prospective
United States
29 Mar 2019
Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements And Non-Disclosure Provisions On The Chopping Block In New Jersey
The New Jersey Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 121 affecting claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, which if signed into law, would render any prospective waiver of rights against public policy...
United States
11 Feb 2019
District Court Of New Jersey Finds Plaintiff Agreed To Arbitrate By Not Opting Out Of The Arbitration Program
The District Court of New Jersey recently found an arbitration agreement to be enforceable where the employee acknowledged receipt and did not follow the procedure to opt out of the arbitration program.
United States
25 Jan 2019
New York Appellate Court Strikes Down Class Action Waivers
As our loyal readers are well aware, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral argument in its Fall 2017 term regarding the enforceability of arbitration agreements with class and collective action waivers.
United States
31 Jul 2017
Don't Judge A Conditional Certification Motion By Its Cover
A New York federal court denied a motion for conditional certification of a nationwide collective action against Barnes & Noble.
United States
11 May 2017
District Court Turns The Other "Cheeks" On Parties' Proposed Stipulation Of Dismissal
In Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House, the Second Circuit held that judicial or DOL approval is required for a valid dismissal of FLSA claims with prejudice.
United States
15 Jul 2016
Show & Tell: Second Circuit Holds FLSA Bars Private Settlements
As we have noted in previous posts (most recently, here), courts have been paying increasingly close attention to the terms of FLSA settlements and, on occasion, refusing to approve agreements.
United States
12 Aug 2015
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