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USC, Workers Battle At The 9th Circ.: A Cheat Sheet

Law360 (May 18, 2018, 10:39 PM EDT) -- The University of Southern California and workers who brought a $150 million proposed class action claiming the school mismanaged their retirement savings recently squared off before the Ninth Circuit, crossing swords before a three-judge panel over whether the plan participants' claims should be kicked from federal court into arbitration. Here, Law360 breaks down the oral arguments from the closely watched case.

Can a contract kick a fiduciary breach claim to arbitration?

At issue is whether an arbitration agreement, signed as a condition of employment, can bar participants in USC's retirement plan from litigating their fiduciary-breach putative class action in federal court....

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