The U.S. Supreme Court will hear several cases this term on a range of issues affecting the employer-employee relationship.
WHAT’S NEW What’s new is Justice Neil Gorsuch. After his nomination and confirmation earlier this year, the Supreme Court is back to its full complement of justices. All those 4-4 splits should be behind us.
Gorsuch is generally considered a conservative, much like the justice he replaces, the late Antonin Scalia.
THE CASES This year’s Supreme Court docket covers several timely employment law issues. As the last word on important legal issues, Supreme Court decisions usually offer important compliance lessons.
Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis
In a case argued on this session’s opening day, the court heard opposing views on the intersection of the Federal Arbitration Act and the National Labor Relations Act. The employers in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis required employees t...(register to read more)