Posts in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Building on last year's Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems.

I can't imagine why they would.

The Court has delivered employers their first loss in an arbitration case in decades.

It appears so, but employers should still be cautious.

There are cons, as well as pros.

Here are some initial thoughts.

This will be a long slog.

(You've been warned.)

As I reported Tuesday, a federal judge has ruled that the wellness regulations issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are invalid. Judge John D. Bates of the District of Columbia did not vacate the rules but remanded them to the EEOC to address the rules' "failings." Now that I've had a chance to read the decision, I ...

You may have heard by now that not one, but two, federal courts have struck Hot Dog Man.flickrCC.JeleneMorrisdown President Trump's second attempt at a travel ban Executive Order. As always, Will Krasnow and Jeanette Phelan from our Immigration Practice Group have the story, including links to the two court decisions. Last we heard, President Trump is done with rewrites -- he plans to take the battle to the Supreme ...

Me and my nerdy mind.

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"Uh-oh."

It's too soon for me to have an opinion about who's right and who's wrong in the Gretchen Carlson-Roger Ailes sexual harassment case. Some very disturbing allegations have been made about Mr. Ailes' (long before Fox) having a "casting couch" for prospective female talent. If that's true, then it's disgusting.

On the other hand, a number of current ...

If you want your arbitration agreement to be enforceable, don't give it to your employee to sign while she is drunk and practically naked. At least, not in California.

Robin Shea has 30 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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