NLRB Reaches Into Employment Law to Invalidate Class Action Waivers

, New York Law Journal

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Samuel Estreicher, the Dwight D. Opperman Professor at New York University School of Law and of counsel to Jones Day, and Kristina Yost, an associate at the firm, write that in an unprecedented, sweeping ruling affecting both unionized and nonunion employers alike, the NLRB held that an arbitration agreement that contains a class and collective action waiver clause violates the National Labor Relations Act.

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