Employee litigation is a growing threat to business survival. A recent case shows franchise owners how to draft an employee arbitration provision which courts will uphold.
A one-sided "take-it-or-leave-it" arbitration clause is illegal, affirms a California appellate court.
Waiver of class-action arbitrations and multi-party litigation is neither procedurally nor substantively unconscionable.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases regarding the power of an arbitrator to determine his own jurisdiction.
On January 30 the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a ruling with broad ramifications for franchise disputes.
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