In this Analysis, N.
Peter Lareau explores generally the rules applicable to determining the
adjudicator of arbitrability issues and then focuses on two June 2010 Supreme
Court cases: Rent-A-Center, W., Inc. v. Jackson , 130 S. Ct. 2772 (U.S. 2010)
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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...
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...