Category: Arbitration

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Employer Enforces Arbitration Despite Absence of Signature 

From JDSupra, Brendan Gooley discusses a case in an employer was able to enforce an arbitration agreement…

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“Gig Workers” May Get Their Day in Court: Supreme Court Declines to Decide Whether Delivery Drivers Must Arbitrate Claims

From Lexology,  Jennifer G. Prozinski, Robin L.S. Burroughs, and Hayley F. Degnan discuss the Supreme Court’s declining to…

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Do Employment Arbitration Programs Reduce Legal Costs? 

From JDSupra, John Ayers-Mann, Patrick Bannon, Anthony Califano, and Molly Mooney discuss how arbitration can be a…

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New AAA Consumer Fee Schedule Addresses Mass Arbitration Costs 

From JDSupra, Mark J. Levin report that the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) recently introduced a sliding scale…

Posted in Arbitration Massachusetts

Massachusetts Supreme Court Holds That Uber’s Registration Process Did Not Provide Reasonable Notice of Terms and Conditions and That Arbitration Was Therefore Improper 

From JDSupra, Brendan Gooley discusses a recent case in which the Massachusetts Supreme Court said that the…

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PRO Act Would Upend U.S. Labor Laws for Non-Union and Unionized Employers Alike

From JDSupra, Maury Baskin, Kevin Burke, Michael Lotito, and Alan Model discuss some of the key provisions…

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Can Arbitration Agreements Protect Employers Against Class Actions?

From JDSupra, John Ayers-Mann, Patrick Bannon, Anthony Califano, and Molly Mooney discuss how and when arbitration agreements…

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A Resurrected PRO Act Could Pay Dividends For Big Labor This Time Around

From JDSupra, Steven Bernstein and Todd Lyon discuss the key aspects of the Protecting the Right to…

Posted in Arbitration Massachusetts

MA: Grubhub Drivers are Exempt from Federal Arbitration Act (FAA)

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports on a Massachusetts case in which Grubhub drivers were found to be…

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A Company’s Best Friend ‎– An Effectively-Drafted Arbitration Clause in an IC Agreement

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the value of an effective arbitration agreement. Richard writes:  December was a…

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Florida Decision Involving Workers Unable to Read English Illustrates the Basics for an Enforceable Arbitration Agreement 

From JDSupra, John Lewis reviews a recent case in Florida focusing on the enforceability of an arbitration…

Posted in Arbitration New Jersey

New Jersey Arbitration Agreements Need Not Designate a Specific Arbitrator or “Arbitral Forum” to be Enforceable

From JDSupra, Thomas Howley and Robert Szyba discuss a recent case in which the New Jersey Supreme…