Supreme Court Issues Another Strong Decision Upholding Class Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

Today the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ], holding that courts may not invalidate a contractual waiver of class arbitration simply because the plaintiff's...

U.S. High Court Grants Petition, Remands Class Waiver Suit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court this morning granted a petition for a writ of certiorari in a lawsuit over the validity of class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements and remanded the case to the Second District California Court of Appeal for further consideration...

Oral Argument Scheduled In Iskanian v. CLS Transportation

The California Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument for April 3, 2014 in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation , a case involving the enforceability of class/representative action waivers in employment arbitration agreements under California law. The Iskanian court ruled that California's " Gentry...