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The dispute in this case originates from 2016. Respondent Archer and White Sales, Inc. ("Archer") is a distributor of dental equipment, purportedly nationally recognized for its low prices and quality service. Archer & White Sales, Inc. v. Henry...

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On August 31, 2012, Archer and White Sales, Inc. (“Archer and White”) sued Henry Schein, Inc. and Danaher Corp. (“Henry Schein”) in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Archer and Whites Sales, Inc. v. Henry Schein, Inc...

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Petitioners Kindred Nursing Centers et al. (“Kindred Nursing”) operate nursing homes and rehabilitation centers, including the Winchester Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. See Kindred Nursing Centers v. Clark, 478 S.W.3d 306 (Ky. 2015). Respondents...

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Respondent Frank Varela (“Varela”) is an employee of Petitioner Lamps Plus Inc. (“Lamps Plus”). Brief for Petitioners, Lamps Plus, Inc. et al. at 3. Before commencing his employment with Lamps Plus, Varela executed an arbitration agreement in which he...

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Petitioner New Prime, Inc. (“New Prime”) is a national trucking company that recruits and trains new drivers through an apprenticeship program. Oliveira v. New Prime, Inc. at 3–4. Student apprentices participating in this program are unpaid, except...

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Can an arbitrator decide that a contract broadly requiring arbitration of disputes also allows for "class arbitration" or the hearing of a claim on behalf of an entire group of...

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Respondent Antonio Jackson was an employee of Petitioner Rent-A-Center West, Inc. (“RAC”). See Jackson v. Rent-A-Center West, Inc., 581 F.3d 912, 914 (9th Cir. 2009). While employed by RAC, Jackson was repeatedly passed over for promotion until he...

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The Respondent in this case, AnimalFeeds International Corp., (“AnimalFeeds”) entered into international maritime agreements with the Petitioners parcel tanker transportation companies, Stolt-Nielsen SA, Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd., Odjfell...

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For employees in the railroad industry, the Railway Labor Act (“RLA”) governs the resolution of labor disputes between rail carriers and unions regarding their collective bargaining agreements. 45 U.S.C. § 151. The procedure for resolving these...

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Betty Vaden became a Discover cardmember in 1990. Although Discover Bank issued Vaden her credit card, it contracted many services such as collecting on delinquent accounts to Discover Financial Services (“DFS”). See Discover Bank; Discover Financial...

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