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Class Waivers Declared Legal: What's Next For Plaintiffs?

Law360 (May 23, 2018, 9:30 PM EDT) -- Although employers scored a landmark win Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that workers can be barred from pursuing class claims, the decision could prove to be a double-edged sword, since businesses face the prospect of footing the bill for an avalanche of individual arbitration demands workers may file. Here's a look at how plaintiffs will forge ahead now that the ruling is on the books.

A five-justice majority led by Justice Neil Gorsuch ruled that businesses aren't violating the National Labor Relations Act by including class waivers in arbitration agreements that workers must sign as a condition of employment....

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