Federal Arbitration Act

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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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This case involves a contract dispute between Judge Alex Ferrer, currently arbitrating disputes on the Fox Channel television show, "Judge Alex," and a lawyer, Arnold Preston, who works as personal manager for entertainers. Ferrer v. Preston, 145 Cal....

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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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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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