The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that trucking company New Prime Inc. cannot compel arbitration in a class action alleging it failed to pay independent contractor truck-drivers the proper minimum wage. The Supreme Court found that transportation workers engaged in interstate commerce, including those classified as independent contractors, are exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). Continue reading “U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Arbitration For Transportation Workers”
Paul Bland recently tweeted about a new book by a law professor that documents how the U.S. Supreme Court has distorted the Federal Arbitration Act.