Archives for September 2016

9th Circuit Denies Ernst & Young Class Arbitration Waiver

On August 22, 2016, the Ninth Circuit decided that provisions in contracts barring employees from seeking class action litigation against employers over hours, wages and employment terms and conditions violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).[1]  According to the complaint, the employees were forced to sign a “concerted action waiver” where they were required to […]

ELS Partner Chandra C. Davis Presents at GABWA’s Solo/Small Firm Symposium

On Friday, September 16, 2016, ELS Partner, Chandra C. Davis presented at the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys’ (GABWA) Solo/Small Firm Symposium. Chandra presented information regarding employers’ responsibilities under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). A summary of her presentation is below: Fair Labor Standards Act There are two groups that are affected by […]