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

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 20 2012

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

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

Class action halted after certification granted and ordered to individual arbitration in light of Concepcion

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

The Plaintiff brought a putative class action against his employer, alleging various Labor Code violations, in California State Court

Appellate court affirms denial of motion to compel arbitration

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2012

A California appellate court upheld denial of a motion to compel arbitration of an underlying labor employment dispute

Court vacates “completely irrational” FINRA panel decision

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2011

In an unusual case, a court has refused to enforce an arbitration award as “completely irrational.”

Appeals court balances deference to arbitrator with less stringent standards for pro se parties

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2011

The plaintiff, Sandra Parker, brought an employment discrimination suit against her employer, J.C. Penney, which moved to arbitrate the case

Court compels FINRA arbitration of employment dispute

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2011

Kevin Imhoff left his job as a broker for Primerica, for whom he sold various securities and insurance products, to go work for a competitor

Third Circuit affirms vacating arbitration award, which was the “essence of manifest disregard”

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2011

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling vacating an arbitration award in an employment dispute involving a collective bargaining agreement ("CBA"

Third Circuit accords “extreme deference” to arbitrator’s award

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2011

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court's ruling confirming an arbitration award in a labor dispute under a collective bargaining agreement

No manifest disregard in award against teamsters’ union

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2010

A federal court in New Jersey granted an employer's motion to dismiss a complaint filed by the union representing a terminated employee