The situation at The Container Store underscores how little leverage workers have during a global pandemic with sky-high unemployment.
A new study shines a light on the murky world of forced arbitration
The firm insists it’s a great place for women to work, despite forcing Karen Ward to pay hundreds of thousands just to have her case heard.
The company is facing a flood of arbitration cases over alleged wage theft. A judge called the company's efforts to block them "unseemly."
We're going to see a whole lot more of these "voluntary" agreements after last week's Supreme Court ruling.
We should start calling forced arbitration what it is: locking vulnerable people out of the courts.
A new ruling allows employers to force workers into class-action waivers. As one justice put it, the case cuts to "the entire heart of the New Deal."
Congress could make all companies allow workplace sexual harassment victims to go to court. But the bipartisan legislation seems to have stalled.
After heavy criticism, Uber will now give victims of sexual harassment and assault “control over how they pursue their claims.”
Victims will be free to go to court -- but a few caveats remain.