Tag:Federal Arbitration Act

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Connected With Airline Worker Leads to More Questions in Gig Economy

The U.S. Supreme Court sided with a ramp supervisor seeking overtime compensation from Southwest Airlines, bringing arbitration requirements into question for other gig jobs.

Colorado-Based Attorney Dan Geyser Wins U.S. Supreme Court Arbitration Act Appeal

Local attorney Dan Geyser won a SCOTUS appeal over what sections of the Federal Arbitration Act federal courts have jurisdiction over.

Cases of Note in U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has begun hearing oral arguments scheduled for its October session using the same format used for May teleconference arguments, where...

Court Opinions – Aug 24, 2020

Compania De Inversiones v. Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua This case involves a Bolivian company known as Compañia de Inversiones Mercantiles S.A. and Mexican companies known...

New Bill Moves Colorado Toward Arbitration Changes

Arbitration clauses are ubiquitous in employment contracts and consumer agreements for goods and services ranging from news subscriptions to car purchases. And some state...

Supreme Court Limits Reach of Class Arbitration

Class arbitration is a rare proceeding in employment disputes. Thanks to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, it will likely stay that way. On April...

Taking Arbitrability to Court

A group of exotic dancers brought a class-action lawsuit against a handful of clubs and the corporations that own them, alleging federal and state...

FAA Doesn’t Allow for ‘Wholly Groundless’ Exception, SCOTUS Rules

In his first Supreme Court opinion, Justice Brett Kavanaugh used only eight pages to strike an argument that some litigants used to get a...