How AT&T Stripped Exotic Dancers’ Rights

Law360, New York (September 13, 2011, 12:59 PM EDT) -- In April 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued its landmark holding in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion that arbitration agreements which prohibit individuals from commencing or participating in class actions are generally enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act. Although Concepcion involved an arbitration agreement in a cellular telephone contract, employers everywhere rejoiced at the notion that the Supreme Court’s decision signaled the death knell for the dreaded wage and hour class actions that have clogged the court dockets and collectively cost companies hundreds of millions of...
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