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High court finds independent contractor truck drivers excluded from FAA
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2019

On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court found that truck drivers classified as independent contractors cannot be compelled to arbitrate


New Prime Decision Adds Uncertainty to Arbitration in the Transportation Industry
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in New Prime v. Oliveira, No. 17-340 (Jan. 15, 2019), has added uncertainty to arbitration agreements in the


SCOTUS arbitration decision: Everything old is new again
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2019

The Court has delivered employers their first loss in an arbitration case in decades. This week, the U.S. Supreme Court held 8-0 in New Prime, Inc. v


SCOTUS Rejects Employer’s Attempt to Compel Arbitration of Independent Contractor’s Class Claim
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2019

In a rare win for plaintiffs seeking to avoid arbitration, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a trucking company’s attempt to compel arbitration in a


The Employment Law Landscape in 2019
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2019

States across the country have passed new laws addressing sexual harassment, paid family leave, and other labor and employment law issues. As many of


SCOTUS Holds Independent Contractor Truck Drivers Exempt from Arbitration Under FAA
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2019

On January 15, 2019, the Supreme Court issued its decision in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, where it decided independent contractor truck drivers cannot


Supreme Court Rules that Federal Arbitration Act Does Not Apply to Independent Contractors in the Transportation Industry
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2019

In a decision that could have far-reaching implications for parts of the gig economy, the United States Supreme Court has held that the Federal


Supreme Court of the United States Upholds Bar to Arbitration for Interstate Driver
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • January 16 2019

On January 15, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) did not apply to wage claims brought by an


Supreme Court: Interstate Transport Companies’ Independent Contractor-Drivers are Exempt from FAA
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • January 16 2019

In New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Federal Arbitration Act’s (FAA) Section 1 exemption applies to transportation


U.S. Supreme Court Bars Trucking Company from Enforcing Mandatory Arbitration Agreement with Independent Contractor
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2019

On January 15, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court, in New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira, No. 17-340, 2019 WL 189342 (January 15, 2019), held unanimously that a