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Arbitration Ruling Rejected by Metro Passenger
9/21/2016 11:26:37 PM
Description: A Metro passenger who filed a lawsuit against Metro transportation recently rejected a $3000 arbitration award. The passenger had originally requested mediation. The lawsuit was filed by passenger Alvin Golliday after his eye allegedly popped out of


European Union Requesting Arbitration in Norwegian Air Dispute
8/5/2016 4:20:52 PM
Description: The Transport Minister from the European Union is requesting formal arbitration with the United States in order to ensure Norwegian Air’s United Kingdom-based subsidiary will have the ability to fly to airports in the United


California Supreme Court Continues Arbitration Obsession, Moves to Allow Class Action Waivers
7/9/2014 6:05:44 PM
Description: The Supreme Court in the state of California is well-known for having an obvious antipathy for binding arbitration clauses and has already had several of its decisions referred back to it by the U.S. Supreme Court for modification over the issue,


Union workers petition for BottleRock arbitration
9/9/2013 10:54:04 PM
Description:   International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) union Local 16, the workers’ union representing music festival workers, has requested arbitration to resolve unpaid wages from Napa’s BottleRock festival. 


New Oregon Bill Seeks to Add Other Alternatives to Binding Arbitration for TriMet Workers
1/25/2013 6:41:36 PM
Description:   After legislation that passed the Oregon courts in 2007 enforcing a no-strike status for public transit workers, a new bill is now taking aim at the ability of unionized bus drivers to use binding arbitration as their only means to settle


A Legal History of Work Place Arbitration: The Gilmer and Circuit City Precedents
12/19/2012 8:24:04 PM
Description:   In 1925, Congress passed the first Federal Arbitration Act, requiring judicial enforcement of arbitration agreements between commercial enterprises and their employees.  In the wake of this legislation, arbitration became a method some


Arbitration Overview
4/4/2012 5:23:26 PM
Description: Arbitration Primer ©2012 Judy Larkins of USADR, Inc. Arbitration Overview There are situations that require a binding decision – either from a court - or an arbitrator.   Most people are familiar with a court proceeding,