"Wage-and-Hour Class Issues Can Complicate Arbitration," Los Angeles Daily Journal
This article asks the important question regarding conflict of interest when an arbitrator decides discovery disputes. In reviewing what role arbitrators should play in class-certifications, Littler's Bob Millman is highlighted as a "well known labor defense attorney" that walked into an arbitration and came out with a remarkable denial of class certification from the arbitrator. "Private dispute resolution is becoming more in vogue every day," Millman said. "I'm not suggesting for a moment that one size fits all. Each company needs to decide what's best for them."