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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2018 12:45 pm 
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U.S. top court backs companies over worker class-action claims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a blow to the rights of workers on Monday by allowing companies to require them to sign away their ability to bring class-action claims against management, agreements already in place for about 25 million employees.

The justices, in a 5-4 ruling with the court’s conservatives in the majority, endorsed the legality of the growing practice by companies to compel workers to sign arbitration agreements waiving their right to bring class-action claims on various disputes, primarily over wages and hours.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa- ... SKCN1IM1GW


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