NLRB Asks 5th Circ. To Uphold Bar On DR Horton Class Waiver

Law360, New York (September 5, 2012, 7:06 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday urged the Fifth Circuit to uphold the board's determination that arbitration agreements barring employees from bringing class actions violate federal labor law, asking the appeals court to enforce a decision against homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc.

The NLRB, responding to D.R. Horton's appeal of the board's January decision, in a brief defended as reasonable its ruling that the homebuilder violated the National Labor Relations Act by maintaining a mandatory arbitration agreement that waives employees’ right to pursue employment-related claims in...
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