Advisor - Supreme Court Upholds Mandated Arbitration & Prohibition of Collective Action in Employment Agreements

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The Supreme Court has ruled in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis1 that arbitration agreements requiring individualized proceedings are enforceable and the implications on class or collective actions by employees are not in violation of the National Labor Relations Act’s (NLRA) phrasing relating to “other concerted activity.” This article analyzes the ruling and its implications for our clients.