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December 18, 2012 – 152 viewsCarly Zuba - SmithAmundsen LLC
On November 26, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court once again endorsed the arbitration of employment-related agreements. The Court held that if a contract contains an arbitration provision and there is a subsequent challenge to the validity of the contract, the arbitrator – not a court – must hear that challenge. In so holding, the Court reaffirmed its earlier precedent that when a contract contains an arbitration provision, the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) trumps state law... Full Story