Citi Says NLRB Arbitration Ruling Doesn't Affect Its Appeal

Law360, New York (August 8, 2013, 3:23 PM EDT) -- Citigroup Inc. told the Second Circuit on Wednesday that a National Labor Relations Board judge's ruling that a mandatory arbitration policy barring class litigation was unlawful doesn't undermine its appeal of a decision that Fair Labor Standards Act collective action rights can't be waived.

Citigroup fired back after plaintiffs in an overtime collective action against the company told the appeals court Tuesday that an NLRB administrative law judge's July 31 ruling striking a Ralph's Grocery Co. arbitration policy bolstered their argument that FLSA collective action waivers...
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