Airbnb Can Arbitrate COVID-19 Repayment Dispute

03, pausing rather than dismissing court proceedings in case the home-sharing platform is found to have wrongly withheld funds.

U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar’s Tuesday order granted Airbnb Inc.’s motion to compel arbitration in lead plaintiff Anthony Farmer’s proposed class action, finding that the company didn’t violate a section of the California Code of Civil Procedure by failing to timely pay a $1,500 arbitrator compensation fee due to the American Arbitration Association.

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