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5th Circ. Told Class Arbitration Fight Should Pause For Appeal

Law360, New York (April 22, 2016, 6:30 PM EDT) -- A Texas-based administrative management company urged the Fifth Circuit on Friday to put on ice its ruling finding that arbitrators can decide whether class and collective actions are allowed under the company’s arbitration agreement because of its broad language, saying it plans to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.

J&K Administrative Management Services Inc. asked the appeals court in its motion, which is opposed by the company’s employees, to stay the mandate it issued last month, which held that an arbitration agreement between J&K and its employees featured broad language about what it covered, therefore it was up to an...

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Appellate - 5th Circuit

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3896 Other Statutes

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April 24, 2015

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