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Beauty School Runs Out of Time to Raise Arbitration Defense, According to Ninth Circuit Court
12/24/2016 12:33:28 PM
Description: The Ninth Circuit Court recently ruled in the case Martin v. Yasuda that the Amarillo College of Hairdressing – Milan Institute and the Milan Institute of Cosmetology took too long to seek arbitration. The school must now litigate its


US Postal Workers Contract Arbitration Decision Expected Soon
7/19/2016 11:07:54 AM
Description: The American Postal Workers Union recently announced a contract for more than 200,000 workers could be announced in mid-July after the final arbitration session took place on May 4. The contract hearings began in February.   According to the


Employer Loses Bid to Enforce Arbitration as Part of Employee Agreement
12/14/2015 2:52:19 PM
Description: A Federal Court in Maryland recently denied an employer’s motion to compel arbitration in a case where the plaintiff executed an arbitration agreement included in the plaintiff’s employment application. The court did not believe the


California Lawmakers Could Soon Prohibit Binding Arbitration as a Condition of Employment
9/15/2015 11:31:57 AM
Description: Binding arbitration is a part of many workplace contracts and employees agree to settle grievances through arbitration by accepting a position with a company that has this sort of policy. This could all be history for employers and employees in the


Train Driver Strike in Germany May Head to Arbitration
5/13/2015 2:54:05 PM
Description: Passenger train drivers in Berlin walked off the job and began a five-day strike on May 5th over ongoing disputes with the city and Deutsche Bahn over wages and shift length. The five-day strike is the longest work action engaged in by the union.


Northwest Territories Town Unions Seek Arbitration
4/27/2015 11:01:25 AM
Description: The unions collectively representing more than thirty employees of Hay River, a town in the Northwest Territories in Canada, have officially requested an arbitration process to settle ongoing employment disputes with the town. The request follows


Dispute Between City of Lawton, Oklahoma and Police Union in Hands of Arbitrator
12/19/2013 2:06:03 PM
Description:   After nine months of arbitration hearings, the final decision regarding an ongoing dispute between the city of Lawton and its police force is now in the hands of the arbitrator.  The main sticking point that caused negotiations to break


Courts Uphold Arbitration Clauses Even after Intervening Litigation
12/3/2013 12:38:17 PM
Description:   Despite the popularity of binding arbitration clauses imposed by employers on employees as part of their employment contracts and agreements, many employees seek to redress perceived problems via litigation and court motions, and employers


California Supreme Court Continues to Support Arbitration
11/19/2013 4:46:28 PM
Description:   A recent decision by the California Supreme Court has upheld the legitimacy and supremacy of legally agreed-upon arbitration agreements, though it did ultimately require a re-examination and determination that the arbitration agreements in


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.