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10 commandments for tech employers

Katrina Baker and Eliza Kaiser | March 16, 2017
The young workforces that characterise tech companies bring special challenges.

10. Determine the advisability of compelling arbitration of employment matters and review your standard arbitration provision. Arbitration is attractive to tech employers, as it is often a faster and less expensive method for litigating an employment claim. Additionally, arbitration is a confidential proceeding, which can protect tech companies from unwanted publicity. The forum you select for arbitration is important in determining the expense and speed with which a matter will be arbitrated. If an employer has an existing arbitration provision, it should be reviewed to ensure the inclusion of statutory discrimination claims, and a class action waiver should be considered.


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