Tag: Class Action Waivers

Senate confirms ‘proemployer’ Gorsuch to Supreme Court

The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch. Because Gorsuch is known for adhering to the letter of the law, his confirmation likely is good news for employers, experts say. Democrats initially filibustered Gorsuch’s confirmation, but Republicans invoked the “nuclear option” and changed the Senate rules to allow […]

Pros and cons of arbitration clauses in California employment contracts

Employment contracts in California have historically included arbitration clauses seeking to limit employer risks and increase the likelihood of winning should a claim be raised. “With respect to the arbitration agreements, the arbitration contract – if successfully enforced – will channel the legal proceeding into a form that is traditionally more favorable as a venue […]