INTERNET MARKETING

 

 
INTERNET MARKETING

 Intellectual Property Protection Training for Small Businesses (Aug 2018)

 Missouri Right-To-Work Reversal (Aug 2018)

Tariff Aid for U.S. Farmers (Aug 2018)

5 Tips to Attract Millennial Parents and Why You Need These Customers
10 Expert Tips for Communicating with Current and New Customers
Apply These 7 Secret Techniques to Raise More Funding for Your Business
 States With No Corporate Income Tax Rate
 Ohio
Nevada
South Dakota
Texas
Washington
Wyoming 
Key Economic Indicators 
Item  Rate 
CPI: 0.2% (Jul 2018) 
GDP Growth:   4.1% (2nd QTR 2018)
Bank Prime Interest Rate:   5.00%
Consumer Confidence:  127.4% (Jul 2018) 
Small Biz Confidence:  107.2% (Jun 2018) 
Avg Gas Price:  $2.86 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SMALL BUSINESS NEWS

Jun 2018

 

Email this page    

 

How Should Employers Handle Disputes With Their Employees

Should employers be allowed to insist that workplace disputes be handled in one-on-one arbitration, or should employees always have an option of bringing claims in collective actions?

In 2012 the National Labor Relations Board ruled that employees can go to federal court as a class under certain circumstances.

But a recent ruling by the Supreme Court states that employees who agreed to individual arbitration in employer disputes can’t waive that process to join class-action lawsuits.

The court’s decision affects as many as 25 million workers who are not unionized.  The ruling does not affect unionized workers.

This decision will allow corporations to avoid class-action lawsuits from consumers by enforcing contracts that call for individual arbitration.

In 1992 only 2.1 percent of non-unionized companies imposed mandatory arbitration agreements on their employees, but nearly 54 percent do now.

The court believes that as a matter of law the answer is clear. In the Federal Arbitration Act, Congress has instructed federal courts to enforce arbitration agreements according to their terms—including terms providing for individualized proceedings.

 

Sources:
Epic Systems Corp. V. Lewis
Federal Arbitration Act (FAA)
National Labor Relations Board Ruling on Arbitration

By Bill Williams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

  
 

SBZ Home

News Home

Extra News Home

  

  

     
INTERNET MARKETING

                  Report broken links               Contact us              About us           Become a Contributor to this site            Link Exchange 

© 2012-2015 The Small Business Zone, Inc.  All rights reserved.