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Fifth Circuit refuses to abandon precedent, side with NLRB over individual arbitration agreements

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 12, 2016, 12:23pm

Soon after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s ruling, the Ninth Circuit went the other way, instead siding with the NLRB’s approach and ruling that individual arbitration waiver agreements are unenforceable under federal law. Other cases raising the same issue currently are pending before the Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth, Eleventh and D.C. Circuits.

Fifth Circuit deems gun rights more important than employer rights, attorney says

Brent Zell Aug. 23, 2016, 11:25am

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - A federal appeals court recently reinstated a lawsuit brought by an employee who alleged he was wrongly terminated for possessing a concealed weapon on company property.