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Third Circuit holds that, where the applicability of FAA’s transportation worker exemption is uncertain, the district court must resolve whether state law would nevertheless enforce the arbitration agreement before authorizing any discovery

September 08, 2021

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U.S. Chamber files amicus brief

October 13, 2020

The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief urging the Third Circuit to hold that the Federal Arbitration Act’s exemption for transportation workers “engaged in interstate commerce” only covers groups of workers whose work predominantly involves transportation of goods across state lines. Archis A. Parasharami 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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