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Benefits of an Arbitration Clause

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Dr. John Cooley is an attorney with Wooten & Hart in Roanoke, VA. He also answers the ACSI Legal Hot Line, conducts legal audits for Christian schools, and speaks at ACSI conventions and conferences. Prior to attending law school, Dr. Cooley was in Christian school administration for ten years and understands educational practice from a Christian philosophical viewpoint. In the article that follows, Dr. Cooley advocates that schools use Christian conciliation/arbitration clauses in their employment contracts. by Burt Carney, ACSI Director, Legal/Legislative Issues. For several years, ACSI has recommended to numerous Christian ...
whereby the parties to a dispute agree to submit their respective positions (through agreement or hearing) to a neutral third party (the arbitrator(s) or arbiter(s)) for resolution. In practice arbitration is generally used as a substitute for judicial systems, particularly when the judicial processes are viewed as too slow, expensive or biased. Arbitration is also used by communities which lack formal law, as a substitute for formal law. Arbitration may also serve a distinct purpose: as an alternative to strikes and lockouts as a means of resolving labor disputes. Labor arbitration comes in two varieties: interest arbitration , ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Sports Law 101: The NHL CBA and Ilya Kovalchuk - The Phoenix Pub
So, the NHL put the kibosh on Kovalchuk’s unprecedented 17 year deal with the Devils, and it appears that the NHLPA is going to appeal and we’ll be going to arbitration. Let’s look at the relevant clause first and break it down: 11.6 Rejection of SPCs and/or Offer Sheets; Subsequent Challenge and/or De- (a) Rejection of SPCs and/or Offer Sheets. In the case of an SPC or an Offer Sheet, as the case may be, that is filed and rejected by the League, the following (i) If an SPC or an Offer Sheet is rejected: (A) because it results in the signing Club exceeding the Upper Limit, or (B) because it does not comply with ... market research, surveys and trends
Supreme Court recap: Employment Law - LawMemo Employment Law Blog
Brief summaries of cases decided by the US Supreme Court during the term that ended last week, plus cases in which certiorari has been granted: *** Cases Decided *** Disparate Impact: Use of an earlier unlawful employment practice states a disparate claim. Lewis v. City of Chicago (05/24/2010) http://www.lawmemo.com/supreme/case/Lewis/ Firefighters claimed that a written test had a disparate impact on black applicants and was not a valid test of firefighting aptitude. They filed an EEOC charge more than 400 days after they were notified, but within 300 days of the City's beginning to hire applicants. Held: A plaintiff who ... market research, surveys and trends

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BENEFITS OF AN ARBITRATION CLAUSE

TRUCKING AND CONTRACTUAL PITFALLS One-sided deals • Earlier this ...
seem that something's amiss when a broker with $5 billion in revenue asks its clients to curb ... The benefits of an arbitration clause are enjoyed by both parties ... owner could be as little as 1 percent at fault and have to pay 100 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
THE CASE FOR PRE-DISPUTE ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS Effective and ...
Yet experts have concluded that the benefits of arbitration for .... For most securities arbitrations, an average of 60 percent of investors ... And worse yet , post-dispute arbitration would ensure that millions of Americans who ... giving rise to the dispute includes a binding arbitration clause. The odds of an ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Supreme Court torpedoes class arbitration under silent clause
In a 5-3 decision, the US Supreme Court struck a major blow against class action arbitrations where the arbitration clause is "silent" as to whether the parties intended to allow class arbitration. Please log in below to access the full article. If you are not an existing Lexology subscriber, please register for the free daily legal newsfeed service here . On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA"), the first part of Congress' historic health care reform legislation. This report summarizes the major provisions of the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
NHL might have picked wrong fight
to a mammoth 17-year, $102 million contract. And just a few hours later, word leaked out that the National Hockey League had rejected the contract on the grounds that it was designed to circumvent the salary cap. By front-loading the bulk of the money — and paying Kovalchuk only $7 million in the final seven years of the contract — the Devils are effectively reducing the cap hit on the deal while still meeting Kovalchuk's lofty salary demands in the first 10 years of the deal. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly today issued the following statement: "The contract has been rejected by the League as a circumvention ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Farmland Lease - An Agricultural Law Research Article Leases ...
However, from a practical standpoint, the benefits of an arbitration clause are unclear. If the relationship between the landlord and tenant disintegrates ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Frequently Asked Questions about the Benefit Claims Procedure ...
A-1: Does the regulation apply to benefit claims filed by enrollees in federal programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, or to federal employees and their families covered under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP)? No. The regulation establishes requirements only for employee benefit plans that are covered under ERISA. See ERISA sections 3(1) and 3(2). Such plans are typically benefit programs provided by private-sector employers for their employees (or by unions, acting either independently or jointly with employers, for their members). Government ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
MANDATORY ARBITRATION CLAUSES IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS AND THE NEED ...
626-27 (recognizing the benefits of arbitration in the adjudication of contract ... mandatory arbitration clause in an employment contract because it was ...
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Arbitration/Mediation: arbitration loser, garnishment of wages ...
What happens if the loser in an arbitration battle doesn't pay the award to the winner?  What if the loser is not able to pay? Situation is a dispute over whether or not the seller knew about window rot and moiture damage behind walls.  Seller lost (even thought she didn't know) and is told to pay $10,000 ($950 in fees) to the buyer.  She has no savings, is on social security and disability, cannot work, has no assests.  She rents a senior apartment and recieves less that $1000. from the government.  Her rent is $800 and her medication is at least $100.  She often doesn't buy food so ...
What is the implication of jurisdiction clause in cross-border ...
Each country handles jurisdictional issues differently from others. However, within the EU, each country's courts will (in most circumstances) acknowledge an exclusive jurisdiction clause giving another country's courts jurisdiction over a dispute, and therefore decline to exercise jurisdiction over a case. It's also possible to give non-exclusive jurisdiction, allowing potentially more than one court to have jurisdiction. Outside the EU, the position may be different. In any event, it's necessary to consider the legal and commercial issues on a case-by-case basis. In some cases it may not be in the ...