Structuring Employment Arbitration Agreements and Class Action Waivers After American Express and Oxford Health
Long-awaited Supreme Court ruling issued June 2013
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decisions on the enforceability of class action waivers in arbitration agreements and their interplay with the 2012 National Labor Relations Board decision that class action waivers in employment agreements are unlawful under the NLRA.
- Review of American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant and Oxford Health Plans L.L.C. v. Sutter rulings and their impact on employment arbitration agreements
- Interplay of rulings with 2012 NLRB ruling D.R. Horton Inc.
- Best practices for drafting class action arbitration waivers in employment agreements
- Best practices for enforcing class action waivers in court
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the key take aways for employment counsel from the Oxford Health and American Express decisions?
- What contractual language in employment arbitration agreements will maximize the enforceability of class action waivers?
- What strategies should employment counsel use when seeking to compel arbitration of an employment dispute?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Henry D. Lederman
He has devoted his practice almost exclusively to employment law counseling, litigation and appeals, including those... | Read More
He has devoted his practice almost exclusively to employment law counseling, litigation and appeals, including those related to the drafting and enforcement of arbitration agreements. He works with a variety of clients in many different industries, including retail, manufacturing, consumer products, service providers and more.Close
William J. Emanuel
He has extensive experience representing employers in traditional labor matters and has particular expertise with laws... | Read More
He has extensive experience representing employers in traditional labor matters and has particular expertise with laws concerning union access to the private property of employers. He works with a broad range of clients, including trade associations, hospitals and other health care institutions, school districts, transportation and logistics companies and manufacturing companies.Close