For years, a recurring topic of debate amongst federal courts of all levels has been the issue of whether an arbitration agreement that waives an employee’s statutory right to bring a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). 833 more words
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In a major decision that affects healthcare-provider corporations, the Washington Supreme Court significantly limited attorneys’ ability to engage in privileged conversations with the provider corporation’s employed physicians and other medical staff. 693 more words
First, we should start by saying that not all inadmissibility/removability grounds are waivable. In fact, only a few inadmissibility/removability grounds can be waived. The most common inadmissibility/removability grounds that can be waived are (1) Unlawful Presence, (2) Certain Criminal Grounds, and (3) Intentional Fraud/Misrepresentation committed in order to obtain an immigration benefit. 802 more words
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — With winter finally behind and April coming up, Maryland schools are struggling to make up a pile of snow days.
More than a dozen school systems asked the state to waive some of those days. 395 more words