Mandatory Arbitration Clause Backfires Against DoorDash

A mandatory arbitration clause placed into its employment contracts may have backfired for DoorDash, the on-demand food preparation and delivery service. DoorDash put the clause into the contract to avoid class and collective action suits by its employees, forcing the employees into private arbitration instead. However, as a result, DoorDash may now be financially responsible for the costs of more than 5,700 individual arbitrations, bound by that same arbitration clause. Continue reading “Mandatory Arbitration Clause Backfires Against DoorDash”