6 More Cases Back DR Horton In NLRB Row, 5th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (April 4, 2013, 10:47 PM EDT) -- D.R. Horton told the Fifth Circuit on Thursday that six more courts have refused to follow the NLRB's ruling against the company that found employer-mandated arbitration agreements barring class actions run afoul of federal labor law. 

The homebuilder cited six new cases in which courts had rejected the board's ruling in a letter filed with the appeals court in the company's challenge to the NLRB's Jan. 2, 2012, decision that the company's mandatory arbitration agreement violated the National Labor Relations Act.

The NLRB's ruling — which...
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