Employment Law This Week® - Episode 181 #WorkforceWednesday: Judge Barrett’s Employment Law Record, Arbitrator to Rule on Postmates’ Challenge, Responding to Frivolous Lawsuits [Podcast]
It’s #WorkforceWednesday! This week, we look at Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s employment law record and other hot employment litigation issues.
Judge Barrett’s Employment Law Record (Video)
While some might expect U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett to be a pro-employer judge, her record on labor and employment decisions could tell a different story. Attorney David Garland discusses Judge Barrett’s record and what it could mean for employers should she be confirmed to the High Court.
Arbitrator to Rule on Postmates’ Challenge
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a decision ordering Postmates to conduct more than 5,000 individual arbitrations and did not address Postmates’ argument that the thousands of generic arbitration demands amounted to de facto classwide proceedings. That issue will now be decided in arbitration. Click for more.
Responding to Frivolous Lawsuits
It is never comfortable to be the target of a lawsuit, and facing frivolous and false allegations is even more frustrating. Many employment lawsuits have the potential to hurt your reputation and cause people to think twice about doing business with you or your company. Two Epstein Becker Green litigators dive into the options defendants have to counter false allegations.