No. 15-2997.

823 F.3d 1147 (2016)

Jacob LEWIS, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. EPIC SYSTEMS CORPORATION, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided May 26, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Daniel A. Rottier , Jason J. Knutson , Breanne L. Snapp , Attorneys, Habush, Habush & Rottier, Caitlin M. Madden , William E. Parsons , Katelynn M. Williams , David C. Zoeller , Attorneys, Hawks Quindel, S.C., Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Noah A. Finkel , Andrew L. Scroggins , Attorneys, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

Barry M. Bennett , Attorney, Dowd, Bloch, Bennett, Cervone, Auerbach & Yokich, Chicago, IL, for Amicus Curiae Labor Law Scholars.

Joel A. Heller , Jeffrey William Burritt , Attorneys, National Labor Relations Board, Washington, DC, for Amicus Curiae National Labor Relations Board.

Before WOOD, Chief Judge, ROVNER, Circuit Judge, and BLAKEY, District Judge.

Epic Systems, a health care software company, required certain groups of employees to agree to bring any wage-and-hour claims against the company only through individual arbitration. The agreement did not permit collective arbitration or collective action in any other forum. We conclude that this agreement violates the National...


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