Favorable Arbitration Developments For Employers

Law360, New York (August 17, 2010, 12:43 PM EDT) -- Not all employers will choose to have disputes with their employees arbitrated. An organization needs to make this choice based on its culture, the types of claims it confronts, and its weighing of the pros and cons of arbitration.

Some of the benefits of arbitrating employment disputes include (1) lower cost (in terms of dollars and expenditure of time) of arbitration due primarily to more limited discovery; (2) increased flexibility in scheduling discovery and hearing dates; (3) reduced chance of excessive awards often associated with juries;...
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