Case Law Summaries

Federal – Arbitration of Claims

FederalNew Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira, No. 17-340, decided January 15, 2019. The U.S. Supreme Court held (1) it is up to the court, not an arbitrator to determine whether the exclusion of Sec. 1 of the Federal Arbitration Act for contracts of employment of certain transportation workers applies and (2) the term “contract of employment” includes contracts for workers who are independent contractors.

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