The American Arbitration Association

  • Trucking Co. Customer Reps Win Back Overtime

    … Swift was forced to the table. Employers frequently employ lawsuit and class action waivers as a way of discouraging overtime claims. It is very hard to find a lawyer willing to take a single clam. This is especially true when the waiver also says the case must be arbitrated before the American Arbitration Association. The costs of an AAA arbitration…

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  • Ameriprise Financial Loses Battle with Two Former Brokers

    … of the Broker Protocol, a legal framework governing how advisers can transfer to new firms. The conflict began when the two representatives left Ameriprise in January of 2014 to work with Janney Montgomery Scott. They worked in the same office, but, according to attorneys, were not a team. Before working with Ameriprise the two brokers worked…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 14 readers -
  • What is Arbitration?

    … to court but must instead have the dispute resolved by a private third dispute resolution company. The most well known arbitration company is the American Arbitration Association (AAA) but there are other less known ones like JAMS. The initial intent of arbitration was to provide an expedited forum for resolving disputes free from the expense…

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 38 readers -
  • First Command Fights Pay Claim

    … of America. Merrill Lynch required its reps to resolve all cases in the New York state courts, instead of FINRA arbitration. However, FINRA fined Merrill Lynch $1 million for its attempt to circumvent arbitration. The attorneys of Eccleston Law LLC represent investors and advisers nationwide in securities and employment matters. Our attorneys draw on a combined experience of nearly 65 years in delivering the highest quality legal services. …

    Eccleston Law Offices- 15 readers -
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