Analysis

High Court May Be Poised To Nix Workers' Class Action Rights

Law360, New York (September 29, 2017, 11:25 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday over whether employment contracts that force workers to forego the ability to collectively pursue employment-related claims run afoul of federal labor law, setting the stage for a potentially wide-ranging decision that could hinder the ability of tens of millions of employees to pursue legal claims for workplace law violations.

On the first day of their new term, the justices will hear oral arguments in three consolidated cases involving Ernst & Young LLP, Murphy Oil USA Inc. and Epic...
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