Press "Enter" to skip to content

Supreme Court upholds employers’ right to require arbitration to settle workplace disputes

Positive Sentiment
Negative Sentiment
Content Analyzed

A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday upheld the right of employers to require employees to use private arbitration to resolve workplace disputes.

The 5-4 decision, split along the usual ideological lines, upheld the right of employers to use mandatory arbitration clauses to block the filing of class-action lawsuits over workplace issues such as unpaid overtime. The majority rejected arguments that forcing those cases into private, individual arbitration violated federal labor law.


Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply