Category: Arbitration

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Posted in Arbitration National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

NLRB About-Face Highlights Lack of Reasoning on the Class Action “Right” It Seeks to Assert

From JDSupra, David Baffa, Noah Finkel, and Andrew Scroggins discuss the NLRB’s position in the case before the Supreme Court….

United States Supreme Court
Posted in Arbitration

Will the Supreme Court Finally Remove Doubt That an Employer Can Mandate That Employees Enter into Arbitration Agreements with Class Waivers?

  From JDSupra, David Baffa and Noah Finkel discuss some of history of arbitration agreements and the Supreme Court’s…

Class Action
Posted in Arbitration Misclassification

Supreme Court Set To Weigh In On Class Action Waivers

From JDSupra, Amy Wilkes discusses the Supreme Court’s consideration of the validity of class action waivers.  Amy writes:…

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Posted in Arbitration

Court Revives Dancers’ Claims Holding Arbitration Agreement Unenforceable 

From The Legal Intelligencer, Jeff Camolongo discusses a recent case in which the 3rd Circuit Court of…

Supreme Court
Posted in Arbitration

Supreme Court to Hear Oral Argument in October on Enforceability of Employment Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements 

  From JDSupra, Timothy Del Castillo and Joe Liburt discuss the pending oral arguments on the enforceability of arbitration agreements…

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 action…

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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…

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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…

Arbitration
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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…

Class Action
Posted in Arbitration

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…