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Employees waived right to pursue class action (access required)

Neither the Fair Labor Standards Act nor the Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit an employee from waiving a class or collective action in an otherwise valid contractual agreement. Background Nannette Hutchens asserts that Capital One failed to comply with the statutory requirements of the Older Workers Benefits Protection Act, or OWBPA, when Capital One terminated her ...