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Not So Fast: You Mean There’s A Potential Downside to Class Action Waivers In Employment Arbitration Agreements?

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For a number of years now, an increasing amount of employers have adopted policies requiring their employees (or at least certain subsets of their employees) to enter into binding arbitration agreements that contain class action waivers.  Adding fuel to the fire, the United States Supreme Court effectively put its stamp of approval on this practice in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 584 U.S. ___, No. 16-285 (2018), and many employers that previously abstained from the practice decided to jump in with both feet.  Among other potential benefits, employers and management-side employment attorneys (including me) believe that class action waivers can act as a strong deterrent against employees/independent contractors getting involved in employment-related legal actions.   

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Illinois’ New Sexual Harassment Training Requirement – Who Needs To Comply?

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During the summer of 2019, Illinois passed sweeping #MeToo legislation designed to increase employee protections against discrimination in the workplace.  Among other things, the legislation, known as the Illinois Workplace Transparency Act, requires Illinois employers to provide legally-compliant sexual harassment prevention training to their employees on an annual basis, beginning no later than December 31, 2020.  

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The California Consumer Protection Act and You - Midwestern Based Employers Take Note

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You may be wondering why an attorney based in Madison, Wisconsin, is writing an article about the new California Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”).  And that would certainly be a fair question.  I do not generally make it a practice to write about California laws.  However, I felt that I needed to make an exception here.  As you have likely guessed from the title above, certain employers based in the Midwest really doneed to be concerned with the CCPA. 
 
So, what is the CCPA?

The CCPA is a consumer privacy law that, among other things. imposes various obligations on businesses seeking to obtain “personal information” from California residents, provides those residents with various rights, including the right to seek legal relief in certain circumstances, and provides for penalties in the event that businesses violate their obligations.  

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