The U.S. Supreme Court, with Justice Elena Kagan writing for an unanimous Court, ruled that an arbitrator did not exceed his powers under § 10(a)(4) of the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) when he allowed for class arbitration based upon an interpretation of the broad contractual language in an arbitration agreement.  Oxford Health Plan LLC v. Sutter (U.S., Jun. 10, 2013).

Here’s an excellent summary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s holding in the case at our firm’s workplace resource center.