Monthly Archives: January 2019


Employment: Arbitration – ‘Gateway Issues’

When an arbitration agreement is in effect, who decides whether an employment dispute, or any dispute for that matter, is arbitrable? The Supreme Court recently released a pair of decisions that address this issue under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), Henry Schein, Inc. v. Archer & White Sales, Inc.,_ S. Ct._, 202 L. Ed. 2d … Continue reading Employment: Arbitration – ‘Gateway Issues’

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Employment: Age Discrimination – Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Unfair Competition

An employer may proceed with its unfair competition suit asserting contract and tort claims against a former employee and the employee’s current employer, a federal district court sitting in Pennsylvania has held. The employer adequately stated claims of common law breach of fiduciary duty and unfair competition against the employee, and of aiding and abetting … Continue reading Employment: Age Discrimination – Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Unfair Competition

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