Celesq® Programs

Employment Arbitration in the Biden Era

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CLE Credits

Items to be discussed during the presentation are:  

  • Employment arbitration agreements with class/collective action waivers after Epic Sys. Corp. v. Lewis (2018).  
  • The FAA Section 1 exemption for “transportation workers” after New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira (2019).  
  • Reoccurring State Law Issues—Is there an “agreement”? Was there sufficient consideration? Has there been assent to the agreement by the employee?  
  • When has a party waived its right to arbitrate by failing to enforce it or through court litigation?  
  • Court review of arbitral awards—grounds, jurisdiction in federal or state courts ? (See Badgerow v. Walters, No. 20-1143 - cert. granted 5-17-21).  
  • Beware of Anti-arbitration bills before Congress 

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Litigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible
  • In-House Counsel
  • Labor Law
  • Litigation & Litigation Skills
  • Litigation and Appeals


  • Areas of Professional Practice : 1 Credit