Arbitrability of Class Action Claims Against Non-Signatory Franchisor Are For the Arbitrator To Determine

“Sixth Circuit Affirms Ruling That Arbitrator Is to Determine Arbitrability of Employment Dispute Between Franchise Employees and Domino’s.” Carlton Fields provides this article in JDSupra, discussing the Sixth Circuit’s recent ruling in Blanton v. Domino’s Pizza Franchising LLC, No. 19-2388 (6th Cir. June 17, 2020), determining that an arbitrator should determine the arbitrability of class action claims against a franchisor when only the franchisees, not the franchisor, had signed arbitration agreements.

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