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NLRB Slaps Domino’s Franchisee for Making Workers Waive Rights on Class Arbitration

An NLRB administrative law judge issued a decision this month stating a Domino's franchisee entity violated the National Labor Relations Act in requiring employees as a condition of employment to agree to pursue legal disputes with the restaurant owners in binding arbitration on an individual basis, waiving their rights to pursue class and collective legal action.

Medicine Shoppe Franchisees Allowed to Arbitrate Jointly


SAINT LOUIS – In a complex dispute resolution matter, an arbitrator has ruled that Medicine Shoppe franchisees will be allowed to arbitrate their issues as a group instead of individually.

Court Rules for Coffee Beanery Franchisees

Shuttered Kentucky shop. photo/bmm

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Franchisees Deborah Williams and Richard Welshans scored a victory yesterday in their eight-year battle against The Coffee Beanery and its officers when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in their favor.

Legacy Academy Franchisor Loses Again

The controversial franchisor has found federal court no more hospitable than state court or the AAA.

New Empirical Study on Arbitration

Alexander J. S. Colvin of Cornell has just published an interesting and timely new article, An Empirical Study of Employment Arbitration: Case Outcomes and Processes, in the current issue of the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies.

Chrysler Dealer Reinstated through Arbitration

Minneapolis – The Dady & Gardner law firm received a favorable award for its client Fury Dodge of Lake Elmo under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010, determining that the Chrysler dealer should be reinstated.