Coastal Bend SHRM tapped Alan to speak for its HR and Labor Law Conference. Nothing like a little time in Corpus Christi. Here is one of Alan’s two topics:
Escargot and Employee Lawsuits – Best Gulped Down Fast
September 21, 2017
Legal defense costs can be out of whack on employee claims, motivating companies to settle for more than they’d like. Instead of a lawsuit dragging on for years while defense costs mount, is there a faster way? Sometimes there is. How you resolve the dispute – jury, judge or arbitrator – matters. So does your counsel’s litigation strategy. Let’s talk it out. We’ll also check out the latest from SCOTUS and the federal courts on how to tweak an arbitration policy to get the most out of it, like having employees waive their right to band together in a class action.