The Department of Justice announced on June 16, 2017 that it will switch sides in a Supreme Court case, dropping its previous support for workers to throw its weight behind management.
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A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled that Sprouts Farmers Markets LLC had violated federal labor law by requiring its workers to sign an arbitration agreement containing a class waiver.
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In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first union of college athletes.
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A National Labor Relations Board judge applied the controversial D.R. Horton decision in her ruling that an arbitration agreement that did not expressly bar workers from bringing class or collective actions still violated federal labor law because it had the practical effect of doing so.
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