Employer Class Waivers On Surer Footing After 11th Circ. Win

Law360, New York (March 24, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT) -- With the Eleventh Circuit becoming the latest federal appeals court to reject arguments that arbitration agreements containing class waivers shouldn't be enforced in the employment context, management-side attorneys said Monday that the courts have given employers reason to feel confident that their individual arbitration policies will hold up.

Coming on the heels of an Eighth Circuit decision in January 2013 and a high-profile Second Circuit decision from August holding that the Fair Labor Standards Act does not contain a “contrary congressional command” that would prohibit the...
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