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Making The Most Of Arbitration, NELA 2020 Annual Convention

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Date Published

July 10, 2020


National Employment Lawyers Association


2020 Annual Convention, ADR/Forced Arbitration, Discrimination, Harassment


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A spate of recent federal and state court decisions have created this world in which it is now common practice to deprive workers of their right to a jury trial, even for egregious harassment and discrimination claims. But all is not lost. This is a pragmatic discussion about ways to defeat forced arbitration clauses and offer strategies for success in arbitration, focusing in particular on the unique considerations present in harassment and discrimination cases.

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Gary Phelan

Gary Phelan is a shareholder at Mitchell & Sheahan, P.C. He represents employees and employers in a wide range of... Read More

Sasha A. Carbone

Sasha A. Carbone Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary Sasha Carbone is the Associate General... Read More

Matthew C. Hellend

Matthew C. Helland serves as the managing partner of Nichols Kaster's San Francisco office, where he focuses his practice on... Read More

Shannon Liss-Riordan

Shannon Liss-Riordan is a nationally recognized plaintiff-side employment attorney based in Boston who specializes in wage... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Making The Most Of Arbitration - Video
Making The Most Of Arbitration - Paper
Increasing Diversity Among Arbitrators - Paper
Cybersecurity Alert - Paper
Arbitration Issues and Strategies - Paper
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