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Second Circuit Vacates District Court Judgment in Sex Discrimination Case Permitting an Arbitrator to Certify a Class Including Absent Class Members
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

In a sex discrimination case we have been following for almost six years, the Second Circuit has added a measure of rationality by vacating a lower


Sixth Circuit Adds to Circuit Split About the Enforceability of Class and Collective Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

The Sixth Circuit just became the third federal court of appeals to hold that an arbitration provision requiring employees covered by the National


Eighth Circuit affirms enforcement of class action waivers and explores case disposition issus
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2011

In a terse but well-reasoned decision, the Eighth Circuit recently affirmed the grant of a motion to compel arbitration and enforced a class action waiver despite arguments that it was unenforceable under Minnesota law


Independent Contractor Trucker Dodges FAA Arbitration and Keeps His Class Action Alive
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

In Oliveira v. New Prime, Inc., No. 15-2364 (May 12, 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit confronted two arbitration-related


The Board vs. the Courts: Will 2016 mark the final showdown for class action waivers in arbitration agreements?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

Arbitration agreements are practical tools that help employers protect confidential information and avoid the costs associated with traditional


Collado v. J & G Transport, Inc. - When a Waived Right to Arbitrate is Revived
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2016

Some may have thought that once waived, the right to arbitrate is gone forever. No so! The Eleventh Circuit decision in Collado v. J & G Transport


Justices to Consider Arbitration Agreements With Class Waivers - The End of the Beginning?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2017

Apologies to Winston Churchill, but the conflict over the enforcement of arbitration agreements with class waivers has become an ongoing legal and


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


Reining In Individual Arbitration - Ninth Circuit Rules Class Waivers Unenforceable
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

In a 2-1 ruling, the Ninth Circuit became the second federal court of appeals to agree with the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) position that


Following Precedent: Second Circuit Reaffirms Position Upholding Arbitration Agreements With Class Action Waivers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2016

Amid contrary decisions by the Seventh and Ninth Circuits, the Second Circuit followed its earlier precedent in Patterson v. Raymours Furniture Co