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

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • 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

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

Concepcion breathes new life into class action waiver in arbitration agreement: California Court of Appeal affirms order compelling arbitration of claims on individual basis

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 8 2012

After the California Supreme Court decided Gentry v. Superior Court (2007) 42 Cal.4th 443, class action waivers in arbitration agreements were on life support, with their supporters holding fast to the hope that some modern miracle would come along to resuscitate them

The Supreme Court reaffirms manadatory arbitration in CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood: the antidote for D.R. Horton?

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2012

Is the Supreme Court’s January 10th opinion in CompuCredit Corp v. Greenwood a potential antidote for the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”) decision in D.R. Horton?

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

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