Renewed Warning to Massachusetts Employers: Arbitration Agreements Must Be ‎Thoughtfully Composed

In an unusual procedural context, Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts sent another strong reminder to Massachusetts employers of the perils involved in drafting arbitration agreements. In essence, this decision is a reminder to employers that every word matters when preparing arbitration agreements, especially those that seek to avoid public judicial class or collective action litigation proceedings…

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