Cozen O’Connor: Supreme Court Examines Intersection of Class Waivers and Employees’ Rights [The Legal Intelligencer]

Supreme Court Examines Intersection of Class Waivers and Employees’ Rights [The Legal Intelligencer]

Stephen A. Miller, vice chair of the firm's White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice Group, and Haryle Kaldis, an associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department, co-authored for The Legal Intelligencer, "Supreme Court Examines Intersection of Class Waivers and Employees’ Rights". The Supreme Court is currently considering the intersection of two federal statutes governing workplace disputes, the Federal Arbitration Act and the National Labor Relations Act. These two statutory directives have come into conflict through employers’ increasingly-common practice of requiring workers to agree to individual arbitration of all work-related claims—barring them from pursuing class or collective action. The court is tasked with reconciling the statutes in three consolidated cases: Epic System v. Lewis, Ernst & Young v. Morris, and National Relations Board v. Murphy Oil USA.

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Haryle Kaldis

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Stephen A. Miller

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