Bristol tried to compel arbitration based on the employment contract and Section 2 of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), which holds that contractual arbitration provisions are valid, but a district court ruled against the company, finding that the class action waiver invalidated the entire arbitration agreement.
What does FAA stand for?
FAA stands for Federal Arbitration Act
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- Financial Accounting 3
- Future Audit 3.0 (software)
- Flight Attendants for Union Democracy (Association for Union Democracy; workers union)
- Angolan Armed Forces
- Faith Arts Academy (Silver Spring, MD)
- Family Allowance, Class A
- Fatal Accidents Act (Canada)
- Fatty Acid Amine
- Federación Agraria Argentina (Spanish: Argentina Agricultural Federation; Argentina)
- Federal Aviation Administration (US government)
- Federal Aviation Agency (US government, pre-1967 name of the Federal Aviation Administration)
- Fédération Algérienne d'Athlétisme (French: Algerian Athletics Federation; Algeria)
- Fédération des Auto-Écoles Agréées (French: Federation of Motorbikes; Belgium)
- Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (also seen as FAAS)
- Filipino-American Association (various locations)
- Filipinos for Affirmative Action (Oakland, CA)
- Filled Aperture Antenna
- Financial Administration Act (Canada)
- Financial Aid Administrator (various organizations)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The Florida Arbitration Code, like the Federal Arbitration Act, is designed to limit severely any litigation over arbitration preliminaries.
They cover the Federal Arbitration Act, federal preemption, contractual challenges to arbitration, and federal policy favoring arbitration; the Uniform Mediation Act and state confidentiality laws; related legal ethics; court-mandated dispute resolution; the economics of deal structures and the decision analytic approach; and the three primary resolution processes.
seeks to amend the Federal Arbitration Act to render as unenforceable all pre-dispute binding-arbitration clauses in consumer, employment and franchise disputes.
However, the Senate has since ratified the New York Convention and appended implementing legislation to the Federal Arbitration Act that obligates domestic courts to recognize arbitration agreements in all international contracts.
Although the Federal Arbitration Act generally preempts state laws that limit the enforceability of arbitration agreements, state insurance legislation is an exception.
Rocking the Boat Both Naimark and Sheik agreed that the proposed legislation would erode the 83-year-old Federal Arbitration Act.