NLRB Judge Puts Brakes On Pep Boys Arbitration Pact

Law360, New York (March 11, 2014, 3:16 PM EDT) -- A National Labor Relations Board judge said Friday that a Pep Boys Manny Moe & Jack of California arbitration agreement barring worker class actions was unlawful, adding that the NLRB's D.R. Horton decision remains the law of the land unless the U.S. Supreme Court says otherwise.  

Administrative Law Judge Gerald Wacknov sided with former Pep Boys employee Robert Nash, who signed a dispute resolution pact with the Inglewood, Calif.-based auto parts retailer in July 2012 agreeing to resolve future employment-related claims exclusively through individual arbitration proceedings....
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