According to Law360, Home Depot has been sued in a Georgia federal court in a putative class action alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) for improperly using consumer reports and background checks. Law360 reports (subscription required) that the suit alleges that the retailer uses consumer reporting information to make employment decisions on applicants and
NLRB Says Agreements to Waive Participation in Class Action Violate Federal Labor Law
By Russell Cawyer on
Posted in Arbitration, Human Resources, News & Commentary
Wow! That is all I could say after I read the recent NLRB decision holding that an employer’s requirement that employee sign mandatory arbitration agreements waiving the right to litigate claims in a collective or class action violates the National Labor Relations Act.
In the case styled D.R. Horton, Inc. and Michael Cuda…