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The California divide: federal courts refuse to follow state Supreme Court’s Iskanian decision

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2014

One of the last barriers to full enforcement of arbitration agreements with class action waivers sustained another blow last week. A California

Third Circuit: availability of classwide arbitration is an issue for the courts not arbitrators unless the parties agreed otherwise

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

Wednesday, the Third Circuit held that the determination of whether an agreement allows classwide arbitration is a question of arbitrability for the

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

California state and federal courts renew their attacks on arbitration agreements

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2013

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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

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

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

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

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