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California state and federal courts renew their attacks on arbitration agreements
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2013

In 1991, Sega introduced the video character Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic became insanely popular, spawning several generations of videogames that are


California District Court compels arbitration of class and collective wage and hour claims
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

Dorothy Gale famously remarked upon finding herself in Oz "Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." Class action wage and hour


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


California district court compels arbitration of class wage and hour claims by law firm partner
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2012

Another California case has compelled the arbitration of a wage and hour claim in the wake of the United States Supreme Court's decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011


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


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


Supreme Court holds that class action waivers in arbitration agreements are enforceable
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2011

The Supreme Court has now held that the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"), 9 U.S.C. section 2, preempts state laws that would condition arbitration agreements on the availability of class action arbitration procedures


Court compels arbitration of putative FLSA collective action on an individual basis
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2011

It has been less than a year since the United States Supreme Court's decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, in which it held that arbitration agreements requiring the resolution of putative class action claims on an individual basis were enforceable


California court compels arbitration of employment class action on an individual basis
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2011

The enforcement of arbitration agreements in the employment context has been maddeningly inconsistent, with different jurisdictions creating their own requirements and rules that might render such an agreement unenforceable


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