Butzel Long attorney Diane Soubly quoted in Crain's Detroit Business on class action waivers

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Butzel Long attorney Diane Soubly was quoted in Crain's Detroit Business on employee agreements to waive labor & employment class action lawsuits in favor of arbitration.

Companies await Supreme Court ruling on attempts to curb class-action lawsuits

Southeast Michigan employers who thought they had managed the risk of lawsuits from their workforce may have another think coming early next year if the U.S. Supreme Court makes the final call on whether employee class-action claim waivers are legal.

The U.S. Solicitor General's office in mid-September asked the high court to take up National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil USA Inc., a dispute over whether the Arkansas gas station operating company can require employees to forgo class-action and collective-action employment lawsuits in favor of binding, individual arbitration.

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