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Oxford Health Plans v. Sutter - the perils of choosing an arbitrator to resolve potential "gateway matters"

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2013

A unanimous Supreme Court held on Monday that when a party agrees that an arbitrator should decide if an agreement authorizes class arbitration, that

Age discrimination claims under Ohio law may be barred by internal grievance process

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 8 2009

On June 2, 2009, the Ohio Supreme Court held that an age discrimination claim filed by a former employee of United Parcel Systems ("UPS") was barred because an earlier internal "arbitration" proceeding found that the employee had been terminated for just cause

Collective-bargaining agreement may require employees to arbitrate age discrimination claims, Supreme Court rules

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2009

On April 1, 2009, in the 5-4 decision 14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett, the United States Supreme Court held that a provision in a collective-bargaining agreement requiring union members to arbitrate age discrimination claims is enforceable

NLRB arbitration ruling raises stakes of decision in CompuCredit for hospitality industry

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2012

The enforceability of class action waivers was one of the bigger stories in 2011

D.R. Horton on steroids: NLRB invalidates arbitration agreement without class waiver

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2014

As reported previously here, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") in D.R. Horton, Inc., 357 NLRB No. 184 (2012), held that

New case regarding enforceability of arbitration agreements

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2008

California employers may not rely upon provisions in employee handbooks, referring to the signing of an arbitration agreement as a condition of employment, as evidence that an employee is bound to arbitrate employment-related disputes

Pennsylvania court compels arbitration of both class and collective action claims

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2011

Another court has weighed in in favor of enforcing an arbitration agreement containing a class action waiver in the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s decision in AT&T Mobility, LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S. Ct. 1740, 1746 (2011

The possible price of inaction following Concepcion

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2011

The practical impact of AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion is already starting to become apparent

New York court rejects D.R. Horton; orders arbitration despite class action waiver

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2012

A great deal of intellectual energy has been spent on the issue of whether various employment arbitration agreements are enforceable, but the debate pretty much comes down to two camps

Employee accepted arbitration offer when she continued to work, Sixth Circuit rules

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2013

In a Halloween treat for employers, the Sixth Circuit ruled this morning that an employee had contractually agreed to arbitrate any employment