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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
  • -
  • 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

California Supreme Court again considers the validity of class and representative action waivers

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

Today, in a highly-anticipated decision, the California Supreme Court in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, Inc. (Case No. S204032

Tenth Circuit criticizes district court for permitting “death by discovery” in dispute over arbitrability

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2014

The purpose of arbitration is to resolve disputes more quickly and inexpensively than litigation. It's getting less difficult to enforce such

Russell v. Citigroup Inc. language in revised arbitration agreement torpedoes its application to pending class action

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

A Sixth Circuit panel found the text of an updated arbitration agreement indicated it did not apply to a wage and hour class action already pending

Eleventh Circuit refuses to enforce post-suit arbitration agreements based upon employer misconduct

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

The British have a phrase "too clever by half" to describe complex schemes that ultimately won't work. We all know from cases such as Concepcion

Sixth Circuit holds that duty to arbitrate survives expiration of employment contract, requires individual arbitration

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

With the Supreme Court having issued a series of decisions overruling many of the roadblocks to the enforcement of arbitration agreements in the

Does D.R. Horton apply arbitration agreements without a class action waiver?

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2014

Our sister blog, Employment Law Spotlight, recently reported on the decision of an NLRB administrative law judge regarding the legality of an

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

LexisNexis v. Crockett -- Sixth Circuit performs a gateway analysis in class arbitration controversy

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

A Sixth Circuit panel has ruled that courts rather than arbitrators should determine whether class arbitration is authorized when the arbitration

California state and federal courts renew their attacks on arbitration agreements

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

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