Royal Caribbean Workers Look To Dock Suit In High Court

Law360, New York (June 6, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT) -- A group of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. workers is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an Eleventh Circuit decision compelling arbitration under foreign law in a putative class action alleging forced labor and wage violations.

The petition, which was docketed on June 4 with the High Court, comes about four months after the Eleventh Circuit denied an en banc petition rehearing. The former stateroom attendants are asking the Supreme Court to decide whether the forced arbitration violates the worker's American statutory rights and whether the...
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