“First Circuit Concludes App User Is Bound By Arbitration Clause In App’s Terms and Conditions”

The First Circuit’s recent decision in Emmanuel v. Handy Technologies, Inc. is the subject of this JD Supra article by Carlton Fields. As the article explains, the court compelled arbitration of a putative class action brought on behalf of nannies and housekeepers offering services through the defendant’s app, alleging that they were misclassified as independent contractors rather than employees. The court found that click through terms and conditions providing for arbitration were enforceable.

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