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U.S. Supreme Court Holds Waiver of Arbitration Rights Does Not Require Showing of Prejudice

A party is not required to show prejudice to establish that an opposing party has waived its right to arbitrate by litigating in court, the U.S. Supreme Court has held in a unanimous decision. Morgan v. Sundance, Inc., No. 21-328 (May 23, 2022). Although numerous federal courts of appeals have cited the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA)... More

Illinois Amends ‘One Day Rest in Seven’ Law, With Significant Revisions

Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law Senate Bill 3146, amending the Illinois “One Day Rest in Seven” Act (ODRISA), on May 13, 2022. Those amendments add additional meal period, day of rest, and notice requirements to, and significantly increase the potential civil penalties for violations of, the Act. The amendments to... More

New Jersey: Notice to Employees Required Before Using Tracking Devices on Vehicles Used by Employees

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed into law a bill that requires employers to provide employees written notice before using tracking devices on any vehicle used by an employee. Overview The new law, codified as N.J.S.A. § 34:6B-22, went into effect on April 18, 2022.  Under the law, an employer that: knowingly... More

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Jackson Lewis Adds Lori K. Mans in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, FL (May 26, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Lori K. Mans has joined the firm as a principal. Lori joins the firm from Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP and has almost 20 years of experience in workplace law matters.  “Lori is a highly skilled litigator... More

Nicky Jatana Honored as a Top 100 Lawyer by the Los Angeles Business Journal

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 19, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Nicky Jatana has been named a 2022 Top 100 Lawyer by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Nicky was selected for her legal achievements, community involvement and impact on the profession. “Throughout the time I... More

Jackson Lewis Names Donald E. English, Jr. Office Managing Principal in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD (May 16, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Donald “Donny” E. English, Jr. has been elevated to office managing principal in Baltimore. Donny succeeds esteemed employment attorney Brooks R. Amiot, who is retiring after 30 years of practice.  “Donny is... More