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No manifest disregard of law found in employment arbitration dispute
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2010

An order denying a petition to vacate arbitration awards arising out of an oral employment contract dispute, mentioned in our January 20, 2010 post, was affirmed on appeal to the Second Circuit


Waiver of allegedly unconscionable terms renders arbitration agreement, as modified, enforceable
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed a district court's grant of defendants' motion to dismiss a complaint for employment discrimination and motion to compel arbitration


Court declines to reconsider order dismissing suit to enforce arbitration award for lack of jurisdiction
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2009

A court has denied reconsideration of its earlier order holding that an award postponing the determination of a remedy is not final and binding and, thus, is not subject to review


Arbitration clause in employment agreement found enforceable notwithstanding the invalidity of a “no appeal” clause
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2009

The plaintiff sued the successor corporation of his former employer in state court alleging claims arising from the termination of his employment