Tag Archives: Arbitration

Supreme Court Upholds Employers’ Uses of Arbitration Clauses to Block Class Action Lawsuits

The U.S. Supreme Court has again deflected a challenge to the use in employment agreements of dispute resolution clauses that mandate arbitration and generally bar class action lawsuits. The May … more

Arbitration Clause in Employee Handbook is Unenforceable

In a decision that may undermine the validity of a relatively common method used by employers to require the arbitration of employment disputes, a U.S. District Court judge recently decided that a … more

Arbitration Clauses Can Shorten Filing Deadlines, Alter Procedural Rules

Employers may have a new weapon to help them combat discrimination suits by disgruntled employees — craftily drafted arbitration clauses. That view will certainly carry the day if a recent … more