Class/Collective Action Waivers

By: Noah A. Finkel, David S. Baffa, Daniel C. Whang, and Andrew L. Scroggins

Seyfarth Synopsis:  In one of the most significant employment cases in memory, a sharply divided United States Supreme Court held today that employers may require employees, as a condition of employment, to enter into arbitration agreements that contain waivers of the ability to
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By: Dave Baffa and Ashley Kircher

Let’s face it:  for employers, class and collective actions are a serious bummer.  While compliance is key for avoiding mass claims, pursuing class and collective actions is a “business,” and even the most compliance-oriented employers are frequent targets.  But while becoming a defendant may seems inevitable, the opportunity to have a reliable, defensible employee
Continue Reading Time to “Waive” Goodbye to Class and Collective Actions?