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Tag Archives: Arbitration

Jury to decide if employee agreed to arbitration (access required)

Where the owner of a Shoney’s restaurant produced evidence that an employee agreed to arbitrate her employment-related claims against the company, but she  submitted an affidavit in which she denied signing the agreement, a jury will decide if an agreement ...

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Jury will decide if employee agreed to arbitration (access required)

An employer said an employee agreed to arbitrate employment-related claims against the company, but the employee denied signing any such agreement. Now, a jury must decide if an agreement to arbitrate was reached. U.S. Magistrate Judge Pamela Meade Sargent of ...

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Miller Act payment dispute must be arbitrated (access required)

Where the subcontract stated that “claims included in subparagraphs (A) or (B), above, shall be arbitrated,” it required arbitration of the covered claims. Although another provision states, “If arbitration is the forum agreed by all parties, it shall be conducted ...

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Parties challenging arbitration don’t get hearing (access required)

Where there was no dispute over the existence of the agreement to arbitrate nor the making of the arbitration agreement, parties challenging an arbitration clause in their loan agreements were not entitled to an evidentiary hearing. Background Plaintiffs bring this ...

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Shorter time frame does not render arbitration pact unconscionable (access required)

Where a truck driver claimed an arbitration agreement involved in resolving a dispute with his employer was unconscionable because it shortened all applicable statutes of limitation to one year, the limited time period was not unreasonably short, and the agreement ...

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