Some employers concerned about the risks and expenses that accompany employment litigation instead require their workers to agree to mandatory arbitration of employment claims. Last week, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (which includes North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia) broadened the applicability of such agreements, upholding an arbitration clause that prevents appellate judicial review of the arbitrator’s decision.
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