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14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-581 2d Cir. Dec 1, 2008
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Apr 1, 2009 5-4 Thomas OT 2008

Issue: Whether an arbitration clause in a collective bargaining agreement waiving employees’ right to file statutory discrimination claims is enforceable.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas on April 1, 2009.

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