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Dispute Over Attendance at Scientology Event Heads to Arbitration
3/28/2016 3:44:35 PM
Description: A former employer has filed a lawsuit against a Pasadena company after she alleges she was fired for not participating in Scientology classes while on-the-job. The case is now headed to arbitration in hopes of settling the issue for both sides


Arbitrator Rules Firing Over Text Messaging Scandal Justified
3/18/2016 12:02:15 PM
Description: An arbitrator recently provided a 12-page opinion concerning a case regarding the termination of a Bay City employee. The employee filed a complaint stating she believes she was wrongfully terminated after 11 years of employment after being accused


FINRA Arbitration Results in Rare Ruling against Employer
12/5/2015 12:40:21 PM
Description: FINRA arbitration panels are notorious for siding the advisement firm against advisors, but one recent case bucked this trend. JPMorgan has been ordered to pay $350,000 in compensation to Kostantina Bourdev after she was wrongfully terminated by the


Terminated Howell Public Schools Superintendent Seeks Arbitration
12/3/2014 9:34:16 PM
Description: The Howell Public Schools Board of Education in Michigan voted 6 to 1 to terminate Ron Wilson, Superintendent of the Howell Public School system.  The reason for the termination involved a mileage reimbursement charge totaling $309.33 that the


CarMax Argues That Arbitration Clause Is Enforceable
2/25/2014 12:23:41 PM
Description:   California-based Auto retailer CarMax has argued in a California Appeals Court that the arbitration clause in its employment contracts is enforceable despite a lower court’s finding otherwise.  The issue stems from a former


Former K&L Gates Partner’s Dispute Ordered to Arbitration
9/26/2013 7:10:07 AM
Description:   Robert Ted Parker, an attorney formerly employed by the firm K&L Gates, must now take his case to arbitration, according to a recent ruling by the District of Columbia Court of Appeal.  This news was disappointing to Parker, who


Healthcare Workers Threatening to Strike over Temple University Hospital’s Arbitration Appeal
5/22/2013 3:14:20 PM
Description:   The termination of an employee from Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has given rise to the threat of a strike from other healthcare workers.  Henry Nicholas, president of the union representing the workers,


Arbitration Ruled In Case With Fired Police Sergeant
10/22/2012 10:17:00 AM
Description: A legal arbitration was conducted to determine whether or not a Massachusetts city's termination of a police sergeant was wrongful this October. Arbitration attorneys agreed that the termination was justified. Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard police


Wells Fargo Financial Arbitration Proves Valuable Lesson
3/6/2012 10:19:44 AM
Description: In the recently concluded financial arbitration case between Wells Fargo Advisors and Kent Robert Elliott, both sides were held accountable, but the net loss favored Wells Fargo. The details of the claim and counterclaim, as well as the awards were