Supreme Court Backs Arbitration in Kavanaugh’s First Written Opinion

Article 0 Comments The U.S. Supreme Court’s newest member, Brett Kavanaugh, issued his first written opinion on Tuesday as the justices in a unanimous ruling bolstered companies’ ability to use arbitration to resolve disputes with customers or other businesses. The court decided 9-0 to throw out a lower-court ruling that […]

After 20K Employees Protest, Google Searches for New Harassment Policies

Article 3 Comments Alphabet Inc.’s Google said on Thursday it would change the way it handles sexual harassment claims, a week after 20,000 of its workers around the world walked off their jobs to protest its response to such issues. Arbitration will become optional for individual sexual harassment and sexual […]

Supreme Court Looks to Favor Business Arbitration with Individuals Over Courts

Article 0 Comments U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Monday they may issue more pro-business rulings giving companies wide latitude to use arbitration to resolve disputes with employees, customers or other businesses rather than the courts. The nine justices heard arguments in two cases testing the scope of company agreements […]