Whatever the Court Decides It Won’t End the Debate Over Class Action vs. Individual Arbitration

Whatever the Court Decides It Won’t End the Debate Over Class Action vs. Individual Arbitration

The interplay between arbitration agreements and employment-based class actions has been the subject of extensive and often conflicting legal opinions for the last half-decade. While many hoped the issue would gain clarity and stability following last June’s Supreme Court ruling in Epic Systems v. Lewis (where the Court said class actions waivers in arbitration agreements are enforceable), cases pitting employment class claims against arbitration agreements limiting them continue posing new questions.