Category Archives: Employment Law

Carole J. Buckner, Due Process in Class Arbitration

58 Fla. L. Rev. 185 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The ubiquity of arbitration clauses in consumer and employment agreements and the Supreme Court’s plurality opinion in Green Tree Financial Corp. v. Bazzle, which implicitly permitted class arbitration, … Continue reading

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Craig Robert Senn, Knowing and Voluntary Waivers of Federal Employment Claims: Replacing the Totality of Circumstances Test with a “Waiver Certainty” Test

58 Fla. L. Rev. 305 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Suppose you own a company and you decide to terminate an employee. Other employees have unsuccessfully sued your company for federal employment discrimination, and you want to avoid … Continue reading

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John H. Rains IV, Searching for Fairness in all the Wrong Places: Valuing the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s Unsecured Claim in Bankruptcy

58 Fla. L. Rev. 1107 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Imagine waking up to this headline: “Major American Corporation Seeks Bankruptcy Protection.” Amid concern over lost jobs, reduced benefits for current employees, dramatic changes in stock prices, protracted … Continue reading

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Linda Kelly Hill, The Feminist Misspeak of Sexual Harassment

57 Fla. L. Rev. 133 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Feminism is out of control. I recently attended an academic conference on domestic violence where, as usual, the speakers and the audience were virtually all women. As is … Continue reading

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Kelly Cahill Timmons, Accommodating Misconduct under the Americans with Disabilities Act

57 Fla. L. Rev. 187 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: An employer discharges an anesthesiologist with sleep apnea for falling asleep during surgical procedures. Another employer discharges a manager with post-traumatic stress disorder for an angry confrontation with … Continue reading

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Baher Azmy, Squaring the Predatory Lending Circle: A Case for States as Laboratories of Experimentation

57 Fla. L. Rev. 295 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Like obscenity, “predatory lending” in the home-mortgage market eludes a precise or uniform definition; the phenomenon instead frequently evokes an “I know it when I see it” understanding … Continue reading

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