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Thursday, June 16, 2022

 

Although arbitration is not a new concept, increasingly, employers are requiring employees to enter into arbitration agreements as a condition of employment. Arbitration is a process that takes conflicts out of the courts and places the decision in the hands of a neutra...

Monday, May 16, 2022

 

At the height of the Civil War, the False Claims Act (“FCA”) was enacted to combat defense contractor fraud perpetrated against the Union Army.[1]  The FCA has been amended many times since 1863, but it remains a powerful weapon for the Government to ensure that taxpaye...

Monday, April 25, 2022

On February 10, 2022, the United States Congress approved a bill (H.R. 4445) entitled “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021” (“the Act”). The bill, which received bipartisan support, will almost certainly be signed into law by Pres...

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

In a previous blog post, we referenced the vaccine mandate for employers announced by the Biden administration and stated that there would be legal challenges. This post acts as a follow up in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinions in National Federation of Indepen...