U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status


Docket Number


2022 Term


Questions Presented

Whether drivers making solely in-state deliveries of goods ordered by in-state customers from an instate warehouse are nevertheless a “class of workers engaged in foreign or interstate commerce” for purposes of Section 1 of the Federal Arbitration Act simply because some of those goods crossed state lines before coming to rest at the warehouse?

Case Updates

Supreme Court grants, vacates, and remands petition

October 17, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court granted, vacated, and remanded the cert. petition regarding application of the FAA transportation worker exemption to local delivery drivers for the Ninth Circuit to reconsider its decision in light of Southwest Airlines Co. v. Saxon. The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief supporting this outcome.

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Supreme Court to grant certiorari to resolve circuit split over application of the Federal Arbitration Act’s transportation worker exemption to local drivers delivering goods that once traveled in interstate commerce

July 18, 2022

Click here to view the brief. Andrew J. Pincus, Archis A. Parasharami, and Daniel E. Jones of Mayer Brown LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

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