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Mar 29, 2017

Jury Waiver And Arbitration Agreements Require Specificity

A recent New Jersey Appellate Division decision once again highlights the specificity required to enforce jury waivers or agreements to arbitrate employment disputes.  In Noren v. Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., ___ N.J. Super. (App. Div. 2017), Plaintiff signed an employment agreement containing a jury-waiver provision stating that the parties “irrevocably waive any right to trial by jury in any suit, action or proceeding under, in connection with or to enforce this Agreement.”  » Read More

Sep 14, 2015

PA Wage Payment and Collection Law Claims are Arbitrable

Employers are well aware that employment agreements with their employees provide a way to control how certain employment-related disputes are adjudicated.  A recent decision by Pennsylvania’s Superior Court illustrates that arbitration provisions in employment contracts can also apply to claims under the state Wage Payment and Collection Law (“WPCL”). » Read More