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Rent-A-Center, W., Inc. v. Jackson, 2010 U.S. LEXIS 4981 (June 21, 2010)

LexisNexisOverview: Former employee's claim that an arbitration agreement was unconscionable did not specifically challenge a provision that delegated to the arbitrator the authority to decide whether the agreement was enforceable; the delegation provision therefore was treated as valid under...

Arbitration...Be Careful What You Ask For

Employers are embracing binding arbitration as the preferred choice for resolving work place disputes with employees and thus avoiding state or federal court. One survey indicated that in 2014, employers use of arbitration to prevent class action claims rose to 43% from 16% in 2012 notwithstanding the...