The New York Times on November 1 published the first part of an extensive  trilogy critical of mandatory arbitration and descriptive of the current legal status of class action matters under contracts of adhesion. Unfortunately, the articles failed to recognize the distinction between voluntary labor-management arbitration under contracts of cohension as a subset of “employment” arbitration. Their price has set off a flurry of reactions which ArbitrationInfo covers in other ‘News” posts. First the articles:

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