arbitration clause

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Noun1.arbitration clause - a clause in a contract providing for arbitration of disputes arising under the contractarbitration clause - a clause in a contract providing for arbitration of disputes arising under the contract
clause, article - a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
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Forced arbitration clauses typically prevent victims of sexual harassment from discussing the nature or basis of their complaint which can keep other employees in the dark about a workplace culture that allows sexual harassment and abuse to continue unabated.
Warren wants to know about the firms' use of arbitration clauses in consumer agreements as well as the outcomes of their arbitration proceedings.
Particularly, the note focuses on whether these effects further strengthen the notion that arbitration clauses within these types of contracts are unconscionable and whether they can be so held under current law.
In a press statement, it cited the provision in the court ruling that NHMC and KGLI-NM, in invoking the arbitration clauses contained in the agreement, were 'estopped from questioning Udenna's standing to arbitrate.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton pledged this week to bolster the CFPB and move to ban binding arbitration clauses in contracts, saying that the Wells Fargo scandal, as well as other debacles, demonstrates the need for expanded consumer protection.
For example, in 1996, the Court applied Southland to strike down a Montana law designed to ensure that consumers gave "knowing consent" to arbitration clauses in their contracts with large corporations.
Inserting arbitration clauses deep within nursing home admission agreements has become a common practice for facilities that wish to deprive residents of their right to trial in the event of an injury.
Specifically, the bureau is considering requiring covered entities that use arbitration clauses in their consumer contracts to submit initial claim filings and written awards to regulators.