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Third Circuit affirms district court’s holding that arbitrator did not act with evident partiality

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2013

The Third Circuit affirmed a district court decision denying a motion to vacate an arbitration award issued in favor of Pittsburgh Glass Works and

Eighth Circuit applies broad interpretation of Concepcion to uphold class-waiver arbitration clause in employment dispute

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2013

The Eighth Circuit recently reversed a district court's refusal to compel arbitration in an employment dispute under the Fair Labor Standards Act

California appellate decision takes a broad view of Concepcion, highlighting the current divide within California

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 24 2012

Last week we reported on a decision by one California appellate court holding that U.S. Supreme Court precedent did not overrule the California

Federal court denies motion to vacate arbitration award and sanctions party seeking vacatur

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2012

Employer Southwestern Electric Cooperative entered into an agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 702 regarding the number of union members’ sick days

California Court of Appeal applies Concepcion and compels individual arbitration

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2012

Plaintiff filed a class action complaint alleging wage and hour violations

Fee-shifting provision in arbitration clause unenforceable when certain federal statutory rights are at issue

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2012

In an employment dispute, a Magistrate Judge issued a Report and Recommendation which broadly interpreted the arbitration provision in an employment agreement in favor of arbitration

California appellate court refuses to enforce “unconscionable” arbitration clause which was never agreed to

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2012

Perry Sparks sued his former employer for wrongful termination in California state court

Award upheld against football player’s workers’ compensation claim for failure to support application of state law

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2012

A former professional football player, whose National Football League employment contract waived application of California workers’ compensation law, sought to vacate an arbitration award that denied the player’s pursuit of California workers’ compensation benefits for injuries that allegedly occurred over the course of the player’s football career

California appellate court rejects unconscionability argument in employment case

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2012

Lorena Nelsen brought a putative class action in California state court against her former employer, Legacy Partners Residential, Inc. (“LPR”), alleging violations of the California Labor Code

Court upholds order compelling arbitration despite plaintiff’s claim of inability to pay initial costs

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2012

Plaintiff brought an action against a cruise line, claiming to have suffered injuries while working on the defendant’s ship