Employers are now allowed to update their arbitration agreements in response to workers filing class or collective actions against them, and they can legally threaten to fire those who refuse to sign the new agreements.
[UPDATE] A $248 million settlement has been reached to end the decade-old MDL over defective Chinese-manufactured drywall, potentially covering thousands of homeowners nationwide.
If you’re willing to put in a little work to fight for a better settlement, you can file an objection. Objections to class action settlements, though they require some time and effort on the objector’s part, can help ensure a fair deal.
We've broken down the process for you by following the path of a real case—so that when you hear about a settlement on our site or elsewhere, you’ll know when you should (and shouldn’t) hold your breath.
A Dodge Ram owner has filed a proposed class action lawsuit in which he claims the trucks are plagued by refueling issues due to a defective fuel tank filler neck.