Barrentine v. Arkansas-Best Freight System

Topic(s): 
Arbitration
Consumer Justice
Docket Number: 
79-2006
Documents:
Court: 
Supreme
Case Description: 

The Supreme Court upheld Public Citizen's contention that a union contract arbitration clause did not preempt the drivers' right to sue with regard to a statutory claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Public Citizen represented the petitioners.