May 23, 2017

Why Every Employer Should Consider Using Arbitration Agreements

Application & Hiring, Arbitration

The three key documents that every employer should provide to their employees consists of an employee handbook, a confidentiality agreement, and an arbitration agreement.  In advising small and mid-size businesses, I have found that the majority of these employers not only do not have their employees sign an arbitration agreement, but they are usually not aware of what arbitration even is.  As I’ll explain below, an effective arbitration agreement is the key to keeping employment-based claims out of court, significantly minimizing your attorneys’ fees should an employee file suit, and preventing runaway jury awards.

 

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