Supreme Court arbitration News

Supreme Court to Decide Future of Workers’ Class Action Suits Against Employers

The U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its new nine-month term on Monday with a major employment case that could deprive workers of the ability to join together to file lawsuits when taking on companies over a wide range of labor …

Trump Reverses Obama Stand, Supports Employers Requiring Class Action Waivers

The Trump administration on Friday sided with employers in a Supreme Court case over the rights of workers to bring class action lawsuits against companies, court documents showed. Reversing a position staked out earlier by the Obama administration, which backed …

Supreme Court to Decide If Employee Arbitration Clauses Are Enforceable Nationwide

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider whether companies can head off costly class action lawsuits by forcing employees to give up their right to pursue work-related legal claims in court as a group. The justices took up …

Supreme Court Hands Businesses Another Victory on Arbitration

The U.S. Supreme Court fairly predictably sides with corporations in their clashes with consumers, but the business-friendly rulings often come in unpredictable packages. Consider the latest high court decision reinforcing the ability of companies to fend off class-action lawsuits and …

Supreme Court to Hear Amex Appeal on Mandatory Arbitration Clause

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider whether American Express Co may invoke an arbitration clause to prevent merchant customers from banding together in an antitrust lawsuit against the company. The court accepted the credit card and travel …

Supreme Court Upholds Credit Card Arbitration Clauses

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday for Synovus Financial Corp. and CompuCredit Holdings Corp. and said credit card claims by consumers under a 1996 law must be handled in arbitration, not in court. By an 8-1 vote, the justices …