Split 11th Circuit: USERRA’s Non-Waiver Provision Doesn’t Conflict With FAA

Mealey's (August 1, 2016, 1:44 PM EDT) -- ATLANTA — The non-waiver provision contained in the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) is not in conflict with the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), a divided 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled July 29, upholding a trial court’s enforcement of an arbitration agreement after striking two terms that violated USERRA (Rodney Bodine v. Cook’s Pest Control Inc., et al., No. 15-13233, 11th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13812).

(Opinion available. Document #73-160812-009Z.)

Rodney Bodine worked for Cook’s Pest Control from...
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