Articles From Matthew J. Saley

California Supreme Court approves mandatory predispute agreements to arbitrate statutory and other employment discrimination disputes By Michael L. Wolframi & Matthew J. Saley Corporate Law Departments, December 2000 In a broad endorsement of predispute agreements to arbitrate employment claims, the California Supreme Court ruled in Armendariz v. Foundation Health Psychcare Services, Inc. that antidiscrimination claims brought under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) are arbitrable pursuant to a mandatory predispute arbitration agreement if the arbitration agreement permits an employee to vindicate his or her statutory rights.

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