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Mealey's Labor & Employment - Split 5th Circuit Affirms Federal Court's Jurisdiction Over Arbitration Award

NEW ORLEANS - A divided Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Jan. 14 affirmed a district court's confirmation of an arbitration award for an employee and joined three other circuits in ruling that the look-through approach for a petition under Section 4 of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) as established in Vaden v. Discover Bank also applies to motions under three other sections of the FAA (Nicole J. Quezada v. Bechtel OG & C Construction Services, Incorporated, No. 19-20042, 5th Cir., 2020 U.S. App. LEXIS 1192).
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