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 […]

Texas Supreme Court Orders Parties to Arbitrate Dispute

/cdklawyers.com// 05/17/2010 The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled that a trial court abused its discretion by refusing to grant a party’s motion to compel arbitration.  In re Odyssey Healthcare, Inc., No. 09-0786 (Tex. May 7, 2010), available at http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us/historical/2010/may/090786.htm.  Guadalupe Morales worked in El Paso for Odyssey Healthcare, Inc.  She sued Odyssey and her supervisor […]