Flip a Coin? Lawyers Maneuver in Key Labor Case at Supreme Court

The biggest workplace challenge in the coming U.S. Supreme Court term will require a delicate dance to divide up argument time in three consolidated cases with six lawyers, including two stars of the high court bar, and a U.S. Justice Department that has changed positions.

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Regulation

  • Susan Fowler, Uber's Thorn, Shares Her Story With the Supreme Court

    By Marcia Coyle

    Susan Fowler, the former Uber engineer who exposed in a blog post her claims of a hostile work environment, tells the U.S. Supreme Court in a key workplace challenge that class action waivers in arbitration agreements unfairly allow companies to eliminate legal risks associated with systemic, illegal employment practices.

  • Fiduciary Rule's Anti-Arbitration Provision Faces New Threat

    By Melanie Waddell

    Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, the Minnesota-based insurer suing the U.S. Labor Department over its fiduciary rule, said Monday it plans to file a preliminary injunction to halt the anti-arbitration clause that is set out in the regulation's best-interest contract exemption.

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