By Erin L. Kilgore

It’s been a busy end of February.  For employers, the past two weeks have included several notable decisions:

Dodd-Frank Does Not Protect In-House Whistleblowers

Last Wednesday, on February 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that the anti-retaliation provision of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection

By Erin L. Kilgore and Scott D. Huffstetler

On Monday, a Fifth Circuit majority held that a class-action and collective action waiver was enforceable, regardless of whether or not the waiver was part of an arbitration agreement.  This is good news for employers in the Fifth Circuit who do not want to have mandatory arbitration

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By Zoe Vermeulen

On Monday, March 9, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal agencies do not have to follow notice-and-comment rulemaking procedures when changing interpretations of rules. This decision gives federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board, wide latitude to change interpretive rules without first notifying