Turnabout is fair play for Arizona employees

Arbitration proponents tout the advantages of private dispute resolution, and there are a few. There are also disadvantages that you should consider before implementing a mandatory arbitration program in your workplace. There's no doubt, however, that judges are big fans of arbitration agreements because they get cases off their dockets quickly and with relatively little use of court resources. The Arizona Supreme Court and the Arizona Court of Appeals both decided cases in July 2017 that demonstrate the strong judicial support for arbitration of employment disputes. In an ironic twist, in both cases, it was employees who succeeded in using arbitration agreements to block their former employers from having their day in court.

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