The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended in June brought important decisions in cases involving religious accommodation, same-sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act. The High Court has agreed to hear several cases during its 2015-2016 term that will also have significant ramifications for employers.
THE CASES: The court will hear arguments concerning:
- The “fair share” fees public employee unions charge (Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.)
- The harm that can be done by online information that may have been published in violation of the (FCRA) (Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins)
- Arbitration agreements and the Federal Arbitration Act (DirecTV Inc. v. Imburgia)
- Reimbursement of benefits payments when an injured person sues and wins damages (Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan).
Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association
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