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

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  From JDSupra, Michael Wolgin discusses a recent case in which the court upheld an order compelling arbitration as required by an arbitration agreement.  Michael writes: The Eighth Circuit affirmed an order compelling arbitration in a case filed by a volunteer concession worker against an operator of concessions at a sports stadium in St. Louis. The concession…

Determining Independent Contractor Status-Eighth Circuit Weighs In

From the Employer Law Blog, Timm Schowalter writes “Recently, the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals weighed in on the fray and derived yet another test: “hybrid” test. In Alexander v. Avera St. Luke’s Hospital, the Eighth Circuit determined that a hybrid of the economic realities test and the common law test should be used in…