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Orlando Police Chief Regains Job through Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:34:21 PM
Description: The Orlando police officer terminated for punching a handcuffed man in March 2014 has been awarded a return to his job, with back pay, according to an arbitration ruling.The arbitrator ruled the City of Orlando did not have just cause for


Taco Bell Arbitration Clause Unenforceable
12/24/2016 12:24:31 PM
Description: A California appeals court recently ruled the arbitration clause in the job application potential employees of fast food restaurant Taco Bell fill out has been ruled unenforceable because it is not clear if it applies to franchisees. The ruling


Chicago Arbitration Pilot Project Will Be Permanent
11/6/2016 10:32:45 AM
Description: Originally planned as a two year pilot program, the mandatory arbitration for lower-value Law Division cases in Cook County Circuit Court will now be permanent as of October 1, 2016. The Illinois Supreme Court gave the official permanent approval


Fox News Lawsuit Exposes Employer Arbitration Agreements
10/15/2016 12:51:34 PM
Description: Forced arbitration by employers was part of the recent agreement by Fox News to pay former anchor Gretchen Carlson $20 million and apologize for the sexual harassment she experienced while working for the company. The settlement and apology came in


Longaberger Trial Date Cancelled
9/10/2016 11:56:23 AM
Description: The trial that had been sent for Tami Longaberger’s lawsuit against the Longaberger Co. was vacated in favor of arbitration. The trial was originally scheduled for the end of August in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, but will now


Union’s Continue to Complain about Pro-Tax Payer Reforms by State Governors
9/10/2016 11:55:46 AM
Description: The United States Court of Appeals recently joined the Ninth Circuit Court in calling certain arbitration agreements too broad for denying workers’ rights. This decision reportedly “struck fear” into the hearts of corporations


Supreme Court Sides with Arbitrator in Case Related to Employee Smoking Marijuana during Work Hours
9/10/2016 11:55:12 AM
Description: The Connecticut Supreme Court determined a state employee should not have been fired because of smoking marijuana on the job. Legal experts say the ruling reinforces the arbitration decisions in an attempt to prevent public policy challenges.


Visteon Case Headed to Arbitration
8/25/2016 9:16:00 AM
Description:   Former CEO of Visteon Corp, Tim Leuliette seems to have won an early litigation round with Visteon, following the decision by a US District Judge in Detroit to temporarily halt the company’s lawsuit against Leuliette regarding


Watertown, New York Hoping to Avoid Arbitration with Fire Captains
8/5/2016 4:19:56 PM
Description: Watertown city officials have filed legal action against the city’s firefighters, hoping to prevent arbitration regarding the city’s decision to demote eight fire captains. The demotions came as part of a restructuring by the city in an


Port Arthur City and Police Force Request Binding Arbitration
6/29/2016 12:07:33 PM
Description: Following months of negotiations between the Port Arthur Police Association and the city that resulted in an impasse, both have requested binding arbitration. The association’s attorney submitted written notice for the request on May 27th to