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  • Blog: Labor & Employment Law Blog5th Circuit Reminds Employers to Follow Requirements of Arbitration AgreementPosted on June 15, 2018 by Ramon D. Bissmeyer
    On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, holding that waivers of class/collective actions included within an agreement between employers and employees to arbitrate any and all disputes was valid and enforceable (see previous Epic Systems blog post), the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reminded employers this week of the importance of adhering to the requirements of the arbitration agreements that they seek to enforce, holding that the employer’s failure to sign the agreement prevented its enforcement. Read More &rsaq...
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  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsEmployer Document Retention Policies: Relevant ERISA RequirementsPosted on June 14, 2018 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    Many employers maintain policies for compliance with the various laws governing document retention. In developing such a policy, it is important for employers to consider the rules applicable to documents related to plans subject to ERISA: Section 107 of ERISA mandates a six-year document retention period for purposes of its reporting and disclosure requirements (e.g., […] The post Employer Document Retention Policies: Relevant ERISA Requirements appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogWith Insider Trading Back in the News, Is It Time to Revisit Your Insider Trading Policy? Posted on June 14, 2018 by Wes Scott,Ryan Franklin
    SEC Charges Investment Banker in Insider Trading Scheme
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  • Blog: Hunton Immigration and Nationality LawSessions Nullifies BIA Decision in Case with Far-Reaching Impact for Victims of Gang-Based and Domestic ViolencePosted on June 12, 2018 by Suzan Kern
    In a closely watched asylum appeal, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a decision that will adversely affect the ability of victims of domestic and gang violence to find protection in the United States. Matter of A-B- was originally decided, in December 2016, in favor of the asylum seeker by the Board of Immigration Appeals. ... Continue Reading
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  • Blog: From Briefs To BooksElmet – by Fiona MozleyPosted on June 4, 2018 by Patty Shlonsky
    “Elmet” is an extraordinarily dark and deeply disturbing tragedy touching upon the cruelty of people to each other, with sporadic glimpses of and nods to the strength of family. The novel is set in rural England, although precisely where (Elmet?) is never made clear. The story begins with a brother traveling in search of his...… Continue Reading
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