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Posted: Dec 28, 2021, 2:20 PM
The Michigan Supreme Court is considering an amendment to Michigan Rule of Professional Conduct (MRPC) 1.8, seeking to clarify that arbitration provisions in retainer agreements are prohibited unless the client has independent counsel review the provision before signing the agreement.
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Posted: Jul 24, 2019, 1:00 PM
The plaintiffs, who were members of the Registered Nurses and Registered Pharmacists Union (RNRPh), both called off work on May 11, 2017. The defendant fired the plaintiffs in June 2017 for allegedly striking on that day, in violation of Article 36 of the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the union and the defendant.
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Posted: Apr 1, 2016, 11:20 AM
Whether to consolidate multiple arbitration claims is a decision for the arbitrator, and not the trial court, unless the arbitration agreement specifically addresses the issue, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled in a published decision.
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Posted: Dec 4, 2009, 11:05 AM
In Vulaj v Vulaj, the Court of Appeals held that the plaintiff-husband waived his right to challenge the arbitrator's failure to comply with the Domestic Relations Arbitration Act, MCL 600.5070.
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