NLRB Arbitration Ruling Doesn't Apply To Bloomingdale's Class

Law360, Los Angeles (January 26, 2012, 7:13 PM EST) -- A recent National Labor Relations Board ruling that employees can't be forced to sign arbitration agreements containing class action waivers does not apply to a wage and hour class action against Bloomingdale's, a California federal judge said Thursday when he tentatively ordered a worker for the retailer to arbitrate her claims.

U.S. District Judge George H. Wu said the scope of the NLRB's ruling that struck down an arbitration agreement used by homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc. was limited and doesn't apply to the case brought by...
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