An employee who had signed an arbitration agreement and was later fired was not required to arbitrate his claims that his employer told prospective employers not to hire him, a California appeals court held.
A provision in an arbitration agreement that allowed either party to appeal an initial decision to a second arbitrator cannot be enforced, a California appeals court ruled.
Two truck drivers seeking to bring a class action against their employer did not have to arbitrate their claims because the employer waited two years to demand arbitration, a California appeals court ruled.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed its first-ever criminal charges alleging a group of employers agreed not to hire away each other’s senior-level employees.
Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser moved the city one step closer to implementing the broadest ban on noncompetition agreements in the country.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $4 million arbitration award to a former employee of Citigroup Capital Markets who claimed wrongful termination, despite his at-will employment status.