Employer-mandated arbitration agreements have been a hot topic in recent years. Most notably, in its highly anticipated decision in Epic Systems v. Lewis, the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), employers may require employees to enter into mandatory arbitration agreements as a condition of employment, without violating the National Labor

One of the strongest trends in human resource management is the dramatic increase in the use of mandatory employment arbitration agreements. In late 2017, a study by the Survey Research Institute at Cornell University determined that the number of private sector, non-union employees subject to mandatory arbitration agreements had dramatically increased in recent years. The

Governor John Kasich has announced his intention to push for a radical retrenchment of Ohio’s Public Employee Bargaining Law, Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4117.  Passed in 1983 during the first year of Governor Richard Celeste’s term, the bill gave unions representing state employees the right to bargain with the state, allowed unions representing state and