High Court Rules Injured Employee Can Bypass Arbitration to Sue Employer

In a 4-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Ohio has ruled that a union worker injured on the job can proceed with a lawsuit against an employer if the claims are not clearly contained in a collective bargaining agreement’s arbitration clause. Outgoing Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor sided with the court’s Democrats to form the majority opinion, according to Gongwer News Service. 11/29/2022