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Author - Garrett Hunkins

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Smart Strategies: Supreme Court’s decision benefits employers

During its recent session, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that many businesses applaud. The case Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis dealt with the enforceability of certain arbitration agreements in federal court. The Court, in a 5-4 decision, held that under the Federal Arbitration Act, agreements providing for individualized arbitration proceedings are enforceable.