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The Supreme Court Screwed Over Workers Again—but Not As Badly As It Could Have

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2022
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Since the mid-1980s, corporations have been laser-focused on gutting workers’ ability to enforce fundamental workplace protections in courts. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court handed them a big win—albeit one that holds out a glimmer of hope for states seeking to enforce their laws.

In Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, the court held that the Federal Arbitration Act—a 1925 law intended to aid enforcement of contracts to arbitrate conflicts between businesses in commercial transactions—preempts a California rule that has allowed workers to hold lawbreaking employers accountable for workplace-wide violations before...

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