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A common provision in standard form employment and consumer arbitration agreements restricts the claimant to bringing an individual action only. The case law governing the enforceability of class action waivers…

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The authors assert that precluding class actions would undermine the private enforcement of important public policies, including nondiscriminationand consumer protection. If class actions are eliminated, economically unfeasible but socially necessary…

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Employment law is witnessing a great upsurge in class action filings for wages and hours, for discrimination, and for other claims. Class action waivers can blunt, if not entirely eliminate,…

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