Supreme Court Says Employers Can Bar Worker Class-Action Lawsuits

“The Supreme Court has taken away a powerful tool for women to fight discrimination at work,” said Fatima Goss Graves, president of the National Women’s Law Center. “Instead of banding together with coworkers to push back against sexual harassment, pay discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, racial discrimination, wage theft and more, employees may now be forced behind closed doors into an individual, costly — and often secret — arbitration process.”