More on the EEOC’s Rescission of its Anti-Arbitration Policy
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

As reported in SAA 2019-48 (Dec. 18), the EEOC has formally rescinded a Clinton-era policy against mandatory arbitration of workplace discrimination claims.

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District Court Grants TRO in Business Groups’ Challenge to New California Law Restricting Employment PDAA Use and Enforcement
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

Just as it was about to go into effect, a federal judge enjoined the planned January 1,

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A Final Assessment of My 2019 Consumer and Employment Arbitration Predictions
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

About a  year ago, I authored a blog post, The New Year is Here: What’s in Store for Arbitration and the Financial Services Field.

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More Details on Two New California Laws Impacting Arbitration
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

As reported in SAA 2019-39 (Oct. 16), California Governor Gavin Newsom within days of each other signed into law two new statutes that will impact arbitration.

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More on the Whistleblower Improvement Act, and Another Anti-Arbitration Bill is Introduced
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

We briefly mentioned in SAA 2019-37 (Sep. 25) that the bipartisan Whistleblower Programs Improvement Act had been introduced in the Senate.

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Unanimous California Supreme Court: Employee Covered by an Arbitration Agreement Can’t Use PAGA to Recover Unpaid Wages
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

An employee’s claim for unpaid wages brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act must proceed to arbitration,

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