January 26 2015 / Class Actions, Oil & Gas

The Role of Releases in Class Actions and Collective Waivers

With massive layoffs facing thousands of oil industry workers, many employees will find themselves faced with paperwork from their employer required in order to get their severance. In conjunction with the rise of forced arbitration clauses in consumer contracts, many employee contracts now also force workers to settle disputes through mediation, expressly waiving their constitutional…

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