Epic Systems v. Lewis: Employers prevail in arbitration case before Supreme Court

In a major employment case, Epic Systems v. Lewis, the Court held 5-4 that arbitration clauses in employment contracts that require employees to forego class and collective actions are enforceable. The opinion was handed down by Justice Gorsuch on May 21, 2018. Justice Thomas filed a concurring opinion. Justice Ginsburg filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan joined. On SCOTUSblog, Amy Howe authored an analysis here. — Joe

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