NLRB Judge Finds Against Ross Stores' Arbitration Pact

Law360, New York (October 22, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT) -- A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled Tuesday that clothing retailer Ross Stores Inc. violated federal labor law when it required employees to sign an arbitration agreement that prohibited them from pursuing class or collective actions.

Finding in favor of a Ross Stores employee who worked in Thousand Oaks, California, NLRB Administrative Law Judge Jay R. Pollack, said the retailer maintained an employee arbitration agreement and dispute resolution agreement that required employees to waive the right to class or collective actions in court or in an...
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