NJCJI Filed Complaint 8-30-19Download Arbitration of Legal Malpractice Claims - [...]
A4972 - Arbitration Restrictions - NJCJI Testimony A1215 - Forum Selection [...]
NJCJI President and Chief Counsel Alida Kass penned an Op-Ed [...]
Several employment bills will be heading for floor votes on Monday, including two of particular concern to NJCJI. The “Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act” continues to regulate much more than “equal” pay and would present a significant danger to employers who do, in fact, compensate all employees equally for equal work. S121/A1242, legislation “Concerning Discrimination” would also impose significant risk on employers, attempting to interfere with the enforceability of widespread employment contract provisions and run afoul of the Federal Arbitration Act.
This week the New Jersey Senate Labor Committee voted to release legislation that would make New Jersey the only state in the country to ban arbitration agreements in all employment contracts.
A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for October [...]
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A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for August 5-18.
Last week, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued another decision that restricts the ability of employers to enter arbitration agreements with their employees. The two-judge panel in Dugan vs. Best Buy Co. Inc., voided an otherwise valid arbitration agreement over the check-the-box agreement process the company used to roll out its new policy.
A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for the week of June 17-23.