Ninth Circuit Strikes Class Arb Waivers

By John Alan Doran The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals weighed in, today, on the propriety of class action arbitration waivers under the NLRA.  The Court held that such waivers violate Sections 7 and 8 of the NLRA in the context of a pending FLSA lawsuit. Ernst & Young requires new employees to sign an […]

Transgender Claim Meets Dress Code

By Bill Wright The worlds of transgender versus religious rights collided hard recently when an EEOC action on behalf of a discharged transgender worker ran full force into a Religious Freedom Restoration Act (“RFRA”) defense, and the EEOC lost.  EEOC v. RG&GR Funeral Homes, Inc., Case No. 14-13710 (ED MI August 18, 2016).  The EEOC brought […]