|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether mandatory compelled arbitration of claims under 41 U.S.C. § 4712 disrupts the administrative scheme set up by Congress to remedy and enforce violations of 41 U.S.C. § 4712; and (2) whether Congress intended to prohibit enforcement of mandatory employment arbitration agreements in 41 U.S.C. § 4712, even if the statute does not expressly refer to arbitration, when it (a) expressly provided for a federal trial in the remedy and enforcement section and (b) expressly prohibited waiver of any rights and remedies provided as a condition of employment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 01 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 7, 2021)|
|Apr 21 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/13/2021.|
|May 03 2021||Response Requested. (Due June 2, 2021)|
|May 26 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 2, 2021 to July 2, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|May 27 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 2, 2021.|
|Jul 02 2021||Brief of respondent Intratek Computer, Incorporated in opposition filed.|
|Jul 20 2021||Reply of petitioner James W. Robertson, Sr. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 21 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.|
|Oct 04 2021||The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
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