Attendees will hear how the Supreme Court’s recent ideological shift is affecting employers, and how the Supreme Court is addressing important workplace policies, such as DE&I, workplace safety, arbitration, and pension plan administrative fees.
This session will focus on key employment cases before the Supreme Court this term.
- Assist attendees in understanding how the Supreme Court’s ideological shift has led to a narrower interpretation of the authority of the administrative agencies to issue regulations and impose obligations on employers.
- Provide key takeaways from the COVID-19 related litigation decided by the Supreme Court this term.
- Review the challenges to affirmative action in higher education, and why these cases will likely result in a shift towards a more restrictive interpretation of affirmative action in the workplace.
- Review the pending case addressing arbitration exemptions under California law.
- Preview the pending ruling on whether employee retirement plans can avoid costly litigation over administrative fees simply by offering workers lower-cost investment options.