Regarding the Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis case, which deals with forced arbitration in employment litigation. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for the case on Oct. 2.
The case asks whether an agreement that requires an employee to resolve employment-related disputes through individual arbitration, and waive class and collective proceedings, is enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act, notwithstanding the provisions of the National Labor Relations Act, according to SCOTUS blog.
Markovitz told BNA, “The National Labor Relations Act very clearly protects concerted activity and this digs right into that. It’s kind of intellectually dishonest to think the other way.”
Brian Markovitz is a principal in Joseph Greenwald & Laake’s Labor and Employment Group. He represents employees who have been wrongfully terminated, who have suffered discrimination at work, or who have been retaliated against for reporting fraud or misconduct. He is one of the nation’s leading practitioners representing whistleblowers under the federal False Claims Act.
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