High Court To Weigh In On Arbitration Clauses In CBAs

Law360, New York (February 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a decision that could alter the landscape of future labor relations in the U.S., the nation's high court has agreed to hear a long-simmering debate over the enforceability of arbitration clauses in collective bargaining agreements.

The Supreme Court's decision Tuesday promises to have a major impact on workplace discrimination cases and could settle the debate over litigation waivers in union labor contracts.

Attorney Paul Salvatore, a partner at Proskauer Rose LLP, said the justices could now settle an issue left unresolved by an earlier Supreme...
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