Ninth Circuit Sends Statutory Employment Claims to Arbitration

In a new decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit announced a standard for when an employee has waived her rights to judicial remedies—and sent the plaintiff’s employment dispute to arbitration.

When Shannon Zoller became an investment banker with GCA Advisors, she signed an agreement that set her compensation and benefits and provided that all disputes arising from her employment would be resolved through binding arbitration. A second document that she signed specified the arbitration procedures……

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