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2nd Circuit Enforces FLSA Class Action Waiver
Posted on 23 Aug 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

Earlier this summer when the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Italian Colors v. American Express , in which the Court enforced a class action waiver in an arbitration agreement to compel the claimants to arbitrate their antitrust claims, the decision... Read More

High Court: Class-Action Waiver In Arbitration Clause Is Valid In Antitrust Case
Posted on 20 Jun 2013 by Joan Grossman

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A mandatory class action waiver clause in American Express Co.'s (AmEx) standardized service contract is enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), even if the cost of individual arbitration of merchants'... Read More