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1.5.2005

Washington Supreme Court Affirms General Enforceability of Agreements to Arbitrate Employment Disputes

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On December 23, 2004, the Washington Supreme Court decided two cases that raised related issues regarding the enforceability of pre-dispute arbitration agreements in the employment context. In Zuver v. Airtouch Communications, Inc., the employer required the agreement as a condition of employment, while the employer in Adler v. Fred Lind Manor presented the agreement to the plaintiff three years after he began working for his employer. View full article (PDF).