Cozen O’Connor: Arbitration agreements and class waivers: Recent developments and strategies for employers (Part 1) [Inside Counsel]

Arbitration agreements and class waivers: Recent developments and strategies for employers (Part 1) [Inside Counsel]

Tina Syring, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, wrote for Inside Counsel about the arbitration agreements, the use of class waiver and the enforcement of the same in the employment context. As way of background, in 1925, the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) was passed with the Congressional intention of countering courts’ reluctance to enforce arbitration agreements. Under the FAA, arbitration agreements “shall be valid, irrevocable, and enforceable, save upon such grounds as exist at law or in equity for the revocation of any contract.”

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Tina A. Syring

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