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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


49ers Headed to Arbitration over Rent Dispute with City
5/23/2016 4:12:17 PM
Description: San Francisco’s NFL franchise team the 49ers have filed for arbitration with the city over negotiations related to the rent for Levi’s Stadium. The team wants the city to reduce the amount of money it has to pay to play in the building.


Hooters Employees Receive Favorable Ruling
9/23/2015 1:45:11 PM
Description:   The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently provided a re-affirmation to waitresses at the popular chicken wings establishment: employers cannot use mandatory arbitration agreements to limit labor rights for employees of a company. It


Dispute Concerning NFL Player Franchise Tag to be Settled in Arbitration
9/15/2015 11:31:11 AM
Description: New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham’s Twitter biography dispute will be settled in an upcoming arbitration between the team and the player. The arbitration, per league policy, will be facilitated by NFL officials.   The dispute


Restaurant Chain Accused of Violating Federal Law by Mandating Arbitration
9/15/2015 11:30:27 AM
Description: A federal judge recently refused to dismiss a claim filed against a restaurant chain over issues related to its mandatory arbitration requirement for job applicants. The claim was filed by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The attorney


Tony DeRosa-Grund Fails in Arbitration Bid Against Warner Brothers
2/12/2015 11:00:16 PM
Description: A Hollywood producer’s attempt to gain millions of dollars in potential profit sharing from a successful film franchise has reportedly failed, as an arbitrator has denied his claims of ownership and claims of breach of contract against one of


Franchisees Defeat Arbitration Requirement with Steak n Shake
11/18/2014 5:18:43 PM
Description: After a 2010 alteration of franchise terms that forced all franchisees in the Steak n Shake system of stores to adhere to the pricing, suppliers, and promotion policies of corporate Shake n Steak, several franchisees sued for violation of their


Complex Lawsuit against Warner Brothers over “The Conjuring” Heads to Arbitration
11/12/2014 5:37:09 PM
Description:   “The Conjuring” was a successful film produced by Warner Brothers that has brought in $318 million worldwide so far and spawned several sequels (some still in pre-production).  The Evergreen Media Group, led by Tony


Hobbit Suit Brings Weinstein Brothers to Arbitration
2/20/2014 3:30:36 PM
Description:   Movie-making brothers Bob and Harvey Weinstein have been ordered into arbitration for their legal conflict about profits from The Hobbit film franchise.  The brothers are currently entrenched in a $75 million suit but a judge has


DirecTV and Dish Network Refuse Arbitration to Resolve SportsNet Philadelphia Issue
1/28/2014 11:35:21 AM
Description:   A long-standing feud involving U.S. cable network ComCast and satellite television providers DirecTV and Dish Network will continue to simmer for the time being, as both DirecTV and Dish Network have refused to enter into arbitration with