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Murphy Oil Opinion

Murphy Oil Opinion

The Supreme Court holds this morning in Murphy Oil that class and collective action bars in arbitration agreements are enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and are not incompatible with the NLRA.  The majority opinion by Justice Gorsuch is notable...

At the Epic Systems Oral Argument, Chief Justice Roberts’ Hypothetical Didn’t Save the Day for the Employers

At the Epic Systems Oral Argument, Chief Justice Roberts’ Hypothetical Didn’t Save the Day for the Employers

The day after the Epic Systems oral argument, the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel, Richard Griffin, sent an unusual letter to the Court.  He disavowed his own answers to a line of questions by Chief Justice Roberts, and instead, he said that the...

EPI Report Finds that More Than Half of Nonunion Workers Are Subject to Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

EPI Report Finds that More Than Half of Nonunion Workers Are Subject to Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

This post is part of OnLabor’s continuing analysis of National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil USA. In the lead up to the Supreme Court’s oral arguments on October 2, 2017 in the consolidated cases of Murphy Oil USA, Epic Systems, and Ernst and Young, the...