Three Arbitration Agreements that Affect Employers

September 19, 2019 | From HRCalifornia Extra

by James W. Ward, J.D.; Employment Law Subject Matter Expert/Legal Writer and Editor, CalChamber

Nationwide, nearly 54 percent of nonunion private-sector employers and employees enter into arbitration agreements — where the employer and employee agree to resolve disputes outside of court — according to a 2018 report by the Economic Policy Institute. In California, that number jumps to just over 67 percent, likely due to what the report calls a “relatively employee-protective environment of … employment laws.”

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