National Labor Relations Board Says Arbitration Requirement Violates Federal Law

Business Insurance
May 2, 2012

The NLRB charged 24 Hour Fitness USA Inc. with violating federal law by requiring employment-related disputes to be resolved with individual arbitration. “The NLRB said in each case employees, who are not represented by a union, sought to bring workplace-related claims such as wage-and-hour violations on a class-wide basis, and in response, 24 Hour Fitness has sought to compel the employees to submit their common claims to individual arbitrations, citing the policy in its handbook.”

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