Arbitration Agreements.

By Romtin Parvaresh and Daniel C. Whang

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Ninth Circuit recently extended the scope of which transportation workers are exempt from arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). In Carmona Mendoza v. Domino’s Pizza, LLC,  – F.4th –, 2023 WL 4673469 (9th Cir. 2023), the  Court held that last-leg drivers who transport goods within a state are nevertheless

Continue Reading The Long And Winding Road: Ninth Circuit Exempts Last-Leg Drivers From Arbitration Under The Federal Arbitration Act

By Andrew L. Scroggins and Nicolas A. Lussier

Seyfarth Synopsis: Couriers who transport goods from restaurants and grocers who have connected to consumers via the Postmates app are not “engaged in foreign or interstate commerce,” according to a recent decision by the First Circuit Court of Appeals. As a result, the couriers don’t satisfy the “transportation worker” exception

Continue Reading First Circuit Delivers Win To Companies Hungry To Enforce Mutual Arbitration Agreements With Couriers Who Rarely Cross State Lines