Corrected: 9th Circ. Stands By Ruling Enforcing E&Y Class Waiver

Law360, New York (January 22, 2014, 2:16 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Tuesday refused to rehear a case in which it ruled Ernst & Young LLP's arbitration agreement containing a class waiver should be enforced in a proposed wage-and-hour class action.

Former Ernst & Young financial managing associate Michelle Richards filed a rehearing petition in September, after a Ninth Circuit panel held that a California federal court had erred in denying the accounting giant's bid to force individual arbitration of her state-law class action, rejecting Richards' arguments that the firm had waived its right...
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