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9th Circuit Upholds Arbitration Ruling In USERRA Challenge

Mealey's (November 9, 2016, 12:18 PM EST) -- PASADENA, Calif. — A member of the U.S. Navy Reserve who sued his former employer for firing him when he was called up for active duty must submit his claims to arbitration pursuant to his employment agreement because there is currently nothing in the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) barring that, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Oct. 14 (Kevin Ziober v. BLB Resources, Inc., No. 14-56374, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 18516).

(Opinion available.  Document #73-161111-008Z.)...
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