Texas Supreme Court Enforces Arbitration Agreement in Employment Discrimination Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 10/25/2010 The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled that an arbitration agreement between an employer and a former employee should be enforced.  In re 24R, Inc., No. 09-1025 (Tex. Oct. 22, 2010), available at http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us/historical/2010/oct/091025.htm.  The former employee filed an employment discrimination lawsuit, and the employer moved to compel arbitration based on a signed arbitration […]

United States Supreme Court Rules on Arbitration Agreement Issue in Employment Law Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 07/03/2010 The United States Supreme Court recently ruled on an arbitration agreement issue in the employment context.  Rent-A-Center, West, Inc. v. Jackson, No. 09-497, __ U.S. __ (June 21, 2010), available at http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/09pdf/09-497.pdf.  Jackson sued Rent-A-Center for employment discrimination.  Rent-A-Center filed a motion to compel arbitration.  The district court granted Rent-A-Center’s motion.  On appeal […]