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June 1, 2018 News

CLIENT ALERT: Supreme Court Upholds Waiver of Class and Collective Actions in Employment Arbitration Agreements

June 1, 2018 – The Supreme Court issued a potentially landmark decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, ruling and confirming that employers can use arbitration agreements with its employees to avoid having to defend class action or collective action lawsuits.

The attached Client Alert examines the decision and the impact, if any, the decision will have on recently enacted New York state legislation that prohibits mandatory binding arbitration of sexual harassment claims in employment.  

PDF of Client Alert:  CLIENT ALERT:  Supreme Court Upholds Waiver of Class and Collective Actions in Employment Arbitration Agreements