Boston’s Richard Glovsky, Co-Chair of Locke Lord’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, commented on the U.S. Supreme Court’s oral argument on whether employment contracts that force workers to forego the ability to collectively pursue employment-related claims run afoul of federal labor law. Glovsky noted: “The principal point of contention is the clash between the NLRA and the Federal Arbitration Act. I think it’s a relatively simple argument. It essentially boils down to which statute prevails.”
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