Dallas Court Vacates Arbitration Award in Employment Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 01/18/2011 A Dallas appellate court recently vacated an arbitration award in an employment matter.  Alim v. KBR (Kellogg, Brown & Root) – Halliburton, No. 05-09-00395-CV (Tex. App.—Dallas, Jan. 10, 2011), available at http://www.5thcoa.courts.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/as_web.exe?c05topin.ask+D+137543. An arbitrator issued an award that denied an individual’s employment-related claims.  The individual, having learned that the arbitrator did not disclose […]

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 […]