Month: May 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Employment Agreements Requiring Arbitration On An Individual Rather Than Class Or Collective Basis.

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05/24/2018Bibeau Anne G.

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis on May 21, 2018, holding that employers and employees can agree in arbitration agreements that claims must be brought on an individual, rather than class or collective, basis. This decision reaffirms the federal policy favoring arbitration and a long line of cases requiring courts… Read more »

Agreements Not to Hire Another Business’s Employees And Sharing Wage Information May Violate Antitrust Laws

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05/10/2018Bibeau Anne G.

By agreeing not to poach another business’s employees, or by sharing information with another business about your employees’ wages, you may be violating antitrust laws. The U.S. Justice Department’s (DOJ) Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are taking an aggressive stance against such business practices and warning that they may trigger civil and… Read more »