Supreme Court affirms employee waiver of class action

By , Guest Columnist Updated: October 20, 2018 9:53 AM CT | Published: October 20, 2018 9:52 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Alan G. Crone

Alan Crone is an attorney and founder of The Crone Law Firm, PLC. His practice focuses on providing legal guidance for employees, executives and entrepreneurs in employment law matters.

The last 20 years have seen a dramatic rise in employee class-action lawsuits against employers. Hoping to mitigate the trend, employers increasingly use mandatory arbitration provisions in employment contracts, often requiring employees to waive their right to pursue claims as a class if a dispute arises.

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arbitration employee class-action lawsuits Federal Arbitration Act National Labor Relations Act

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