2nd Circuit: For Now, Waiver Of Collective Action Is Enforceable

(September 15, 2016, 10:01 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Circuit precedent, as established in Sutherland v. Ernst & Young LLP (726 F.3d 290 [2d Cir. 2013]), requires a finding that an employment agreement’s waiver of collective action is enforceable until such time as that ruling is overturned by an en banc Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals or the U.S. Supreme Court, a Second Circuit panel ruled Sept. 7 (Connie Patterson, et al. v. Raymours Furniture Company, Inc., No. 15-2820, 2nd Cir.).

(Order available. Document #43-160916-005R.)

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