Calif. High Court To Mull Employer Arbitration Deals Again

Law360, New York (March 30, 2012, 8:31 PM EDT) -- The California Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to consider whether a mandatory arbitration agreement is unconscionable if it does not explicitly require the employer — and not just the employee — to arbitrate all disputes, in a suit over a home health care company's agreement with job applicants.

The state's high court granted AccentCare Inc.'s petition seeking review of the Third Appellate District's ruling that the company's arbitration agreement was unenforceable, in part because it failed to show a mutuality of the obligation to arbitrate disputes....
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