The Third Circuit welcomed us to the fall arbitration season with an important decision for the gig economy, Singh v. Uber Techs. Inc., 2019 WL 4282185 (3d Cir. Sept. 11, 2019). Relying on the key logic of SCOTUS’s January ruling in New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira, the Third Circuit concluded that Uber drivers
First Things First: Who Decides Issues of Subject Matter Arbitrability?
By Henry Allen Blair on
Posted in Appealing Arbitration Decisions
Happy summer! It’s been far too long since my last update, but rest assured I have been thinking a lot about arbitration. In fact, I’m currently teaching a summer course at Queen Mary University of London’s International School of Arbitration, which is a ton of fun.
My teaching, in fact, partly inspired this post. Teaching…
SCOTUS Finds Federal Arbitration Act Does Not Apply to Interstate Transportation Workers
By Liz Kramer on
The Supreme Court issued another arbitration decision today in New Prime v. Oliveira. And like last week’s decision in Henry Schein, it was unanimous (but Kavanaugh did not participate). Today’s New Prime decision has two key holdings: First, it is for courts, and not arbitrators (regardless of any delegation clause) to determine whether…