In national news:

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ruled for the first time that workers who signed arbitration clauses may not file class action suits to challenge violations of federal labor laws. Writing for the majority, Justice Neil Gorsuch said that the 1925 Federal Arbitration Act trumps the National Labor Relations Act and that employees who sign employment agreements to arbitrate claims must do so on an individual basis. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the majority opinion “egregiously wrong,” citing her interpretation that the 1925 arbitration law came well before federal labor laws and should not cover these “arm-twisted,” “take-it-or-leave it” provisions.

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