The Ninth, Sixth, and Third Circuits all recently issued decisions about whether putative class or collective actions could proceed despite the existence of arbitration clauses. In two of those decisions, the courts found the arbitration agreements did not allow for class arbitration and therefore dismissed the claims. In the third, the court found the arbitration
Uber Enforces Arbitration Due To Delegation Clause And Opt Out
By Liz Kramer on
The 9th Circuit’s decision to enforce the arbitration agreement in Uber’s agreements with drivers made lots of news last week. And although it includes no new principles of law, it does emphasize some principles that come up regularly in consumer and employment arbitration, so it’s worth reviewing the details.
Former drivers brought an action in…