Category: Arbitration

Illinois
Posted in Arbitration Illinois

Arbitrator Must Rule on Independent Contractor Status of Uber Drivers in Class-Action Notwithstanding NLRA Bar to Class Action Waivers 

  From Lexology, Patrick M. DePoy and Michael A. Warner, Jr. discuss an Illinois case in which the court said that…

Posted in Arbitration New York

New York Appellate Court Strikes Down Class Action Waivers

  From JDSupra, Howard Wexler and Robert Whitman discuss a New York Appellate case in which the court found a class…

Posted in Arbitration Missouri

Eighth Circuit Affirms Order Compelling Arbitration, Rejecting Contract Defenses Of Unconscionability And Lack Of Consideration 

  From JDSupra, Michael Wolgin discusses a recent case in which the court upheld an order compelling arbitration as…

Posted in Arbitration New York

Newly Adopted “Freelance Isn’t Free” Rules Rife with Preemption Issues Under FAA 

  From JDSupra, Meredith-Anne Berger and Gena Usenheimer discuss the rules issued to implement the Freelance Isn’t Free Act…

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Independent Contractor Trucker Dodges FAA Arbitration and Keeps His Class Action Alive 

  From JDSupra, John Lewis discusses a complicated decision on the applicability of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and…

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Uber’s Opt-Out Clause results in Order Compelling Arbitration

  From JDSupra, Richard J. Reibstein reviews the news in February about independent contractor classification including several stories…

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Supreme Court to Decide Validity of Class Action Waivers 

  From Lexology, Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP report that the Supreme Court will review the validity class action…

Posted in Arbitration New Jersey

Uber Scores Victory Compelling Arbitration in Wage & Hour Misclassification Suit 

  From JDSupra, Kevin Miller discusses a New Jersey case that said that Uber drivers had to arbitrate…

Posted in Arbitration California

Uber Wants Court Stamp on Arbitration Win as Hint to Drivers

  From Bloomberg, Edvard Pettersson and Joel Rosenblatt discuss Uber’s efforts to have a judge confirm an arbitrator’s…

Posted in Arbitration California

Uber Driver Is Independent Contractor, Arbitrator Rules 

  From The Recorder, Ben Hancock reports on a decision by a California arbitrator that a driver…

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The Benefits of Mandatory Binding Arbitration Agreements With Class Action Waivers

    From Fisher Phillips, Bob Yonowitz and Danielle Garcia discuss the benefits of arbitration agreements for…

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Uber Victory in Ninth Circuit Regarding Dispute Over Enforceability of Arbitration 

    From JDSupra, Hayley Dryer and Bridget Hart discuss a Ninth Circuit decision that said that…