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Employee’s WARN Act, COBRA and ERISA Claims Stayed for Arbitration

The Western District of Virginia Federal Court recently ruled that an employee cannot bring class-action employment and benefits claims against his employer when he previously agreed to arbitrate them.  Reinforcing recent federal decisions favoring employment arbitration, the Court stayed the employ...

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Arbitration Required Even After Chosen Arbitrator Becomes Unavailable

The Virginia Supreme Court recently enforced an arbitration agreement even though it required arbitration through a company that could not conduct the proceedings.  The Court overturned the ruling of the trial court, which found that the unavailability of the selected arbitrator invalidated the agre...

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