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SCOTUS takes employer side in class arbitration decision – what does that mean for #MeToo in CA?




 The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
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The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld workplace arbitration contracts that require employee claims be made individually.

Employers are sighing with relief, but workers advocates say this will make it much harder for wronged employees to get justice.

We discuss the implications for California workplaces, as well as #MeToo.  

Guests: 

Jack S. Sholkoff, employment lawyer at Ogletree Deakins in Los Angeles

Orly Lobel, law professor at the University of San Diego School of Law; author of “You Don't Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie's Dark Side” (2017, W. W. Norton & Company); she tweets @OrlyLobel