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30Oct2015

Fifth Circuit upholds collective action waivers in arbitration agreements (again)

  • By Amy McNally
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By Kelline R. Linton, Associate.   On Monday, the Fifth Circuit upheld the validity of arbitration agreements that bar employees from pursuing collective actions, affirming the Court’s precedent established in D.R. Horton, Inc.   In Murphy Oil USA v. NLRB, No. 14-60800 (5th Cir. Oct. 26, 2015), the company’s employees signed an arbitration agreement that
05Dec2013

Fifth Circuit Sides with Employers in Arbitration

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By Linda H. Evans, Senior Associate.   Hot off the Press!   According to a ruling on December 3, 2013, by the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, employers can require their workers to sign arbitration agreements waiving all rights to class-action lawsuits over workplace grievances.  This ruling overturns a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision
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