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More than a third of the world’s population is under lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19.

A version of this insight was published in GRR on July 1, 2020 and GAR on July 15, 2020

June 18, 2020
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The current outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV or COVID-19) is causing widespread repercussions.

March 26, 2020
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On October 10, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law that prohibits employers from requiring any applicant or employee “waive any right, forum or procedure for a violation of any…

October 24, 2019
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With the California legislature’s passage of Assembly Bill 5 on September 11, 2019, which sharply restrains businesses’ use of independent contractors, California businesses welcomed some good news…

September 18, 2019
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It should go without saying that, when an employer presents an employee with an arbitration agreement, it is not enough for the employee to sign the document simply, “I’ve reviewed the agreement.” An…

August 27, 2019
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“The Dodgers are the Uber of baseball,” wrote Sports Illustrated ’s Tom Verducci in the magazine’s February 11, 2019 issue. He meant that the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have represented the National…

July 9, 2019
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Most employers mandating arbitration agreements as a condition of employment do not intend to prevent employees from filing unfair labor charges with the National Labor Relations Board.

June 25, 2019
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When most employers think about arbitration with their employees, they think about arbitrating the claims of one employee at a time.

April 25, 2019
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Texas is still a long way from becoming California when it comes to employment law, and no one expects the Republican dominated Texas legislature to follow the recent trend of other state…

March 26, 2019
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We recognize that many employers — and likely many readers of this blog — have implemented arbitration programs for addressing disputes with employees by including those provisions in employment…

November 13, 2018
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A major battle is being waged in California over the business model of ride share companies — and by proxy, the future of the gig economy (we have discussed the ongoing challenges facing the gig…

October 4, 2018
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Adding an arbitration provision to an employment contract has been a familiar practice for many HR professionals in the United States. That’s unlikely to change, particularly since the U.S. Supreme…

July 24, 2018