New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-340 1st Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether a dispute over applicability of the Federal Arbitration Act's Section 1 exemption is an arbitrability issue that must be resolved in arbitration pursuant to a valid delegation clause; and (2) whether the FAA's Section 1 exemption, which applies on its face only to “contracts of employment,” is inapplicable to independent contractor agreements.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 06 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 6, 2017)
Sep 21 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 6, 2017.
Oct 06 2017Brief amicus curiae of American Trucking Associations, Inc. filed.
Oct 06 2017Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
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