The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a blow to the rights of workers Monday by allowing companies to require them to sign away their ability to bring class-action claims against management, agreements already in place for about 25 million employees.

The justices, in a 5-4 ruling with the court’s conservatives in the majority, endorsed the legality of the growing practice by companies to compel workers to sign arbitration agreements waiving their right to bring class-action claims on issues such as overtime wages or gender-based pay disparities either in court or before private arbitrators.

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  1. Corporate-State power knows no bounds. Havoc wrought across developing nations has now come home. Naomi Klein presents a shocking and comprehensive record in her book, The Shock Doctrine: Disaster Capitalism.

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