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Category Archives: Class Action
A once little-known law, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”), is now the subject of class actions by employees alleging that employers have misused their biometric information. This client update should help employers avoid unknowing violations of the BIPA … Continue reading
Seventh Circuit: Class and Collective Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements Unenforceable
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that provisions in employment agreements requiring individual arbitration of wage and hour disputes are unlawful under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). The court found that such provisions violate employees’ right to … Continue reading