Monthly Archives: November 2014

11th Circuit Update: Arbitration, Americans with Disabilities

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Int’l Bhd. of Elec. Workers, Sys. Council U-4 v. Florida Power & Light Co___ F. 3d ___ (11th Cir. October 2, 2014) Short Summary: A union appealed a district court’s decision to dismiss a Motion to Compel Arbitration on the basis that the claim was not moot. The Eleventh Circuit vacated the decision and… Read More »

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Is Your Arbitration Clause Enforceable?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Arbitration clauses in a contract require parties to resolve differences through an arbitration process- binding them to a resolution outside the courts. While the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) has historically protected arbitration clauses, recent actions by the NLRB and EEOC have suggested that they are taking a more serious look at the legality of… Read More »

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11th Circuit Update: Unpaid Wages, NLRA

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Gilson, et al. v. Indaglo, Inc., et al, ___ F. 3d ___ (11th Cir. October 31, 2014) Short Summary: Former employees appeal district court’s decision regarding unpaid minimum wage payments. The Eleventh Circuit affirmed. In Gilson, et a. v. Indaglo, Inc., former employees Gilson and Hinz appealed the district court’s decision regarding Indaglo’s failure… Read More »

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Political Freedom in the Workplace

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Politics is a touchy subject, particularly at work. While you may be impassioned about certain issues and candidates, voicing those opinions may not always be legal in the workplace. How much political freedom do you have when you’re on the job? Read on to learn more. EMPLOYEES While people cling to the idea of… Read More »

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