Supreme Court Allows Employers to Resolve Legal Claims

Posted By: Sydni Dobson SLMA News ,

An anxiously anticipated Supreme Court case issued on May 21, 2018 in which the Court ruled that arbitration agreements in employment must be enforced according to their terms, which include those providing for one-on-one arbitration without class or collective actions. Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, U.S., No. 16-285 (May 21, 2018). The result and reasoning was much as anticipated with the Court splitting 5-4 along traditional conservative-liberal justice lines. Newly appointed Justice Gorsuch wrote the opinion for the Court.

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