JPMorgan OT Arbitration Not Barred By NLRB's DR Horton

Law360, New York (February 22, 2013, 3:47 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Friday granted JPMorgan Chase Bank NA’s bid to compel arbitration of former workers' individual claims in a putative overtime collective action, saying he rejected the National Labor Relations Board's D.R. Horton ruling, which found arbitration agreements can’t block workers from bringing collective actions.

U.S. Judge Vincent L. Briccetti said he is joining several other courts in finding that the National Labor Relations Act doesn’t determine whether a plaintiff has a right to bring a collective action under the Fair Labor...
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