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Forced Arbitration: The Times They Are A Changin’ (Hopefully)

Posted by Brian K. Herrington | May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

In Lewis v. Epic Systems, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a forced arbitration clause that prevented employees from bringing class actions to challenge certain employment practices. The forced arbitration provision would have made every employee take on the employer one-by-one outside of court.

I'm hopeful the 7th Circuit's wonderful opinion will become the trend and not an anomaly. Here is a link to an insightful article, Court Rules Companies Cannot Impose Illegal Arbitration Clauses, by Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Noam Scheiber on the opinion.

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