Alternative Dispute Resolution

Opinion: Mandatory Employment Arbitration: The Winning Argument

, The Connecticut Law Tribune

One of the hottest topics in alternative dispute resolution these days involves mandatory arbitration requirements in consumer and employment contracts. The fairness of forcing consumers and employees to forego their day in court for arbitration and how such arbitrations are conducted is a question being addressed by legislators, jurists, consumer advocates, corporate America, and almost every ADR provider organization, often involving fierce debate.