7th Circuit: American Arbitration Association May Impose Higher Fees

Mealey's (May 3, 2016, 12:01 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 29 affirmed an Illinois federal judge’s determination that a pension fund need not refund contributions made by an employer on behalf of an erroneously classified employee, but reversed and remanded the district court’s determination that the pension fund need not enforce its own rules, which required arbitration by and conforming to the procedures of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) (Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund v. Bulk Transport Corp., Nos. 15‐3346, 15‐3208, 7th...
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