Umps In OT Suit Say USTA Snuck In Contract Amendment

Law360, New York (July 5, 2012, 8:32 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of U.S. Open umpires suing the U.S. Tennis Association for overtime pay complained Thursday that the USTA has snuck an arbitration provision into its contracts and asked a federal judge to let them warn their colleagues before the late summer event.

The umpires behind the wage-and-hour lawsuit says that the USTA has for the first time made mandatory arbitration a part of its standard contract with U.S. Open umpires, a provision that means the umpires would not be eligible to be involved in...
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