2nd Circ. To Weigh FLSA Class Waivers In Citigroup Case

Law360, New York (March 18, 2013, 7:58 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit is set to hear arguments Wednesday in Citigroup Inc.'s appeal of a ruling that blocked the company from enforcing an arbitration agreement that required employees to waive their collective action rights — a case experts say could help clarify whether employers can force wage disputes into individual arbitration.

At oral arguments Wednesday in Raniere et al. v. Citigroup Inc. et al., the financial services company is expected to challenge a ruling that it can't compel arbitration of claims that it misclassified home lending...
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