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NLRB V. Alternative Entertainment, Inc. – Sixth Circuit Joins the Seventh and Ninth Circuits in Rejecting Class Waivers

In a strangely timed opinion, the Sixth Circuit has entered the fray over whether class and collective waivers in employee arbitration agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Strangely timed because on January 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in three consolidated cases that will resolve if arbitration agreements with class and … Continue Reading

Standing Together to a Point: Spokeo Holding Reflects Broad Supreme Court Agreement on Standing Rules in Actions Raising Statutory Violations

Amid the meteoric rise of statutory damage class action filings, the Supreme Court laid out ground rules on Monday for when a case meets both components of the injury-in-fact requirements of Article III. In a 6-2 opinion in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339, written by Justice Samuel Alito, the Court held that a named … Continue Reading
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