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It's About The Relationship: Collaborative Law In The Employment Context, Marcia L. Mccormick Jan 2006

It's About The Relationship: Collaborative Law In The Employment Context, Marcia L. Mccormick

All Faculty Scholarship

Work is central to American life and drives us in fundamental ways. And the workplace, as a result, dominates our lives. We are spending ever greater amounts of time in the workplace and less time in civic and social engagements. As a consequence, our relationships at work have become so significant that they are nearly as important to us as our family relationships. In fact, the employment relationship is similar to the family relationship in the emotional support from coworkers it can provide and in the financial support it provides. Because the employment relationship is so common and psychologically so ...


Nasd Applications Require Arbitration Of Employment Disputes - Mouton V. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Christina S. Young Jan 1999

Nasd Applications Require Arbitration Of Employment Disputes - Mouton V. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Christina S. Young

Journal of Dispute Resolution

Under the Federal Arbitration Act's (FAA) mandate favoring arbitration, numerous statutory claims are subjected to arbitration. For employment disputes falling under Title VII, competing approaches based on whether the employment agreement was a union or a non-union agreement, have been adopted. Union agreements to arbitrate employment disputes are generally not compelled to arbitrate. Conversely, in a non-union employment agreement, the broad arbitration clauses are interpreted to require arbitration of Title VII claims. These inconsistent rules have been applied to the detriment of non-union employees.