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NLRB Offers New Guidance On Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Following Last Year's Epic Decision
The National Labor Relations Board (the Board) issued a 3–1 decision in Cordúa Restaurants, Inc., 368 NLRB No. 43 (2019)
United States
20 Aug 2019
CMS Issues Final Rule Repealing The Prohibition On The Use Of Pre-Dispute Binding Arbitration Agreements
On July 18, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule repealing the agency's ban on the use of pre-dispute arbitration agreements in the long-term care (LTC) setting.
United States
5 Aug 2019
New York Lawmakers Upend The Employment Law Landscape…Again (Part 5)
Today is the last in a five-part blog series on New York's sweeping changes to the legal landscape for Empire State employers. In prior posts, we covered limitations on the use of nondisclosure
United States
12 Jul 2019
Tell Everybody: Confidentiality Clauses May Violate Employees' Section 7 Rights
In a recent decision issued on March 21, 2019, an administrative law judge (ALJ) held that confidentiality clauses in arbitration agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act (the Act).
United States
26 Apr 2019
New Jersey Bans NDAs And Certain Waivers Of Rights In Agreements With Employees
On March 18, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed new legislation (S121) that significantly impacts the scope of certain employment agreements and settlement agreements between employers and employees/former employees.
United States
1 Apr 2019
High Court Finds Independent Contractor Truck Drivers Excluded From FAA
On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court found that truck drivers classified as independent contractors cannot be compelled to arbitrate their claims under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA).
United States
23 Jan 2019
Uber's Arbitration Agreements Break Down Drivers' Misclassification Suits
Employers considering requiring their employees sign arbitration agreements with class waivers just got a real-world example of the effectiveness of such agreements
United States
28 Sep 2018
Telomere Biology Company Reaches Settlement With FTC Over Deceptive Advertising Claims And Endorsements
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") approved a final consent order against Telomerase Activation Sciences, Inc. and Noel Patton (collectively, "TA Sciences") following allegations...
United States
18 Jul 2018
Elmo Needs A Hug: Sesame Workshop Loses Its Motion For Temporary Restraining Order In Trademark Infringement Case
Last month, Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization that owns the famous children's television show Sesame Street, filed a lawsuit against STX Productions, LLC, STX Financing, LLC ...
United States
11 Jun 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Class Action Waivers Are Enforceable
On Monday, May 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that agreements between employers and employees providing for individualized arbitration proceedings are enforceable.
United States
23 May 2018
Blockchain Backed International Dispute Resolution
Startups often are at the forefront of creating unique solutions with the ability to have a tremendous impact on various industries.
United States
19 Mar 2018
Does State Law Really Allow Tort Claims For Failure To Report To Governmental Agencies?
Claims predicating prescription medical product liability claims on purported failure to report adverse events to the FDA – á la Stengel v. Medtronic Inc., 704 F.3d 1224 ...
United States
6 Mar 2018
District Judge In The SDNY: Embedding Links To Third –Party Web Content Is Copyright Infringement
What is the legal difference between embedding an image on a website and displaying a copy of the image?
United States
6 Mar 2018
Long Overdue Generic Dismissal
Aren't we all guilty of having that drawer, that shelf, that cabinet, maybe even a whole closet where things just get dumped. And as new stuff gets dumped, the old stuff gets pushed to the back.
United States
6 Feb 2018
The Lawyer Full Employment Action Of 2018
On January 30, 2018, Judge Goodwin entered four case management orders in the Ethicon, Boston Scientific, Bard, and American Medical Systems mesh MDLS.
United States
5 Feb 2018
Financial Institutions Beware: Delaware Seeks Third Party Discovery In Money Order Dispute
Delaware v. Arkansas is an original jurisdiction action pending before the United States Supreme Court.
United States
1 Feb 2018
Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Tax Tribunal Regarding Taxation Of Compressed Natural Gas
The Department denied Waste Management's refund claims, and the matter was appealed to the Tribunal.
United States
11 Jan 2018
Treasury Report Takes Aim At CFPB Arbitration Rule
The Rule continues to be controversial and its future remains uncertain.
United States
24 Oct 2017
Arrgh! Social Media Post Lands "Pirate Joe's" In Hot Water
In the highly-publicized case about unauthorized reselling of Trader Joe's merchandise by renegade Canadian merchant "Pirate Joe's," social media provided the powder keg for Trader Joe's...
United States
20 Oct 2017
CFPB Issues Final Rule Banning Class Action Waivers In Financial Services Contracts
The public responded with more than 110,000 comments during the comment period that followed.
United States
12 Jul 2017
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