BREAKING: Judges say arbitration waiver not based on bias

By Max Kutner (May 23, 2022, 10:17 a.m. EDT) — A party’s right to try to send a case to arbitration after the first trial does not depend on whether the delay caused prejudice to the other party, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday, a ruling that means workers don’t have to show bias when fighting delayed arbitration offers.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a party’s right to send a case to arbitration does not depend on whether the delay caused harm to the other party. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) The High Court has departed from a majority ruling of the Eighth Circuit panel that a bias investigation was the correct test for whether franchisee Taco Bell Sundance Inc… .

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