The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) entitles employees to paid short-term military leave in certain circumstances, following the Seventh Circuit’s similar holding in White v. United Airlines, Inc. In Travers v. Federal Express Corporation, Gerard Travers sued his employer, FedEx,
Christina Seanor represents clients regarding property damage and business interruption claims. Christina advises on the application of policy language, including choice-of-law, mortgagee, sub-limit, and exclusionary provisions, among others. Her practice includes the defense of workers’ compensation, attorney malpractice, insurance subrogation, and government liability claims.
The Supreme Court Says Yes to Arbitration and Class Action Waivers
With its 5-4 ruling in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, the Supreme Court delivered a seemingly big win for employers. The Supreme Court held that employees’ waiver of their rights to bring collective or class actions, as a term of an arbitration agreement,…