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Could a Declaratory Action Help You Avoid Arbitration in a Home Warranty Claim?
  • Jimerson & Cobb P.A.
  • USA
  • February 12 2016

Many new home purchases also include structural warranties, which, as the name suggests, provide warranty coverage for problems with the home's


Court upholds class waiver arbitration clause, finding an unaware party can still manifest assent to be bound
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • February 11 2016

A federal court in Oregon granted a motion to compel arbitration based on a class waiver and arbitration provision in a credit agreement. The primary


Arbitration Clauses in Employment Handbooks With Contract Disclaimer Are Unenforceable
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

In a decision that will affect New Jersey employers seeking to arbitrate employees' claims, the Appellate Division, earlier this month, in Morgan v


Mastering Dispute Resolution Clauses
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

Enforcing an award can be difficult. But with a few changes to your dispute resolution provision, you can improve your chances (and speed) of


Arbitration Agreements
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • February 8 2016

Denying an employer’s motion to compel individual arbitration of a wage and hour class action, a California federal court ruled that the employer’s


More Lessons in Class and Collective Actions From Lyft
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

There’s been a lot of buzz in the past few weeks surrounding Lyft’s proposed class action settlement in Lyft v. Cotter, NDCA Case No. 13-cv-04064-VC


FHFA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Announce Independent Dispute Resolution Program
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

On February 2, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (the “FHFA”) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have implemented an independent dispute


Union Agreement to Arbitrate "Sleep-In" Wage and Hour Claims Applies Even Though Agreement Was Signed After Lawsuit Began
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

In Lai Chan et al. V. Chinese-American Planning Council Home Attendant Program, Inc., decided February 3, 2016, the Southern District of New York


Fourth Circuit Holds Arbitration Agreement May Not Waive All Federal Statutory Rights
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

This week, the Fourth Circuit found an arbitration agreement invalid because it waived all federal and state laws. Although two other federal circuit


NLRB Not Waffling on Pre-employment Class-Action Waivers Despite Fifth Circuit Reversals
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

Nearly two years after Waffle House Inc. employee Carrie Harris filed an unfair labor practices charge, the Georgia-based breakfast chain was unable