Third Circuit Denies Employees’ Petition For Rehearing In Class Arbitration Case

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals this week denied a petition for rehearing by the panel and the Court en banc in the Opalinski v Robert Half International, Inc. matter, where last month it held that the availability of class arbitration is a substantive question of arbitrability for the court (not the arbitrator) to decide, absent clear agreement otherwise. 

Opalinski v. Robert Half International, Inc., No. 12-4444 (3d Cir.  August 27, 2014).

Topics:  Arbitration, Class Action, Class Action Arbitration Waivers

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