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Appellate Court Nixes Employee Arbitration Agreements

Jul 26, 2017

Overview: By Decision dated July 19, 2017 (the “Decision”),the Appellate Division, First Department (the “First Department”) (which has jurisdiction over Manhattan and Bronx) held that arbitration agreements obligating employees to waive their rights to bring collective disputes, such as class actions regarding wage disputes, were unlawful and unenforceable because they “run afoul of the National Labor Relations Act” (the “NLRA”). (Read More)

Article By: Ford Harrison

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