April 01, 2009
US Supreme Court Decides 14 Penn Plaza
Today, in an opinion written by Justice Thomas, a 5-judge majority of the United States Supreme Court held that "a collective-bargaining agreement that clearly and unmistakably requires union members to arbitrate ADEA claims is enforceable as a matter of federal law." So, essentially, a union can waive an individual employee's right to sue in court for discrimination.
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