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Cox v. Ocean View Hotel (9th Cir. 2008)

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Hotel's "Refusal" to Arbitrate Does Not Breach Arbitration Agreement.

Fisher Phillips • September 04, 2008
Employers with currently valid arbitration agreements should keep in mind that nothing lasts forever. Just as the world is constantly changing, so too are court decisions relating to implementation and enforcement of arbitration agreements always evolving. The case at issue involves the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which covers ten states in the western United States. But circuits read each others' cases and the principles established by one are frequently applied elsewhere. This case points up the need to always be aware of any binding arbitration agreements and their details when dealing with employee issues.