6. Benefits. If you choose to enroll, health coverage will begin on the 1st of the following month (i.e., if you start August 15th, benefits go live September 1st.) You will be eligible to participate in Invitae-sponsored medical and other employee benefits programs. For additional information on Invitaes benefits package, please refer to the Employee Benefits summary enclosed with this letter. We will provide further details at your New Hire Orientation, to be scheduled soon after your first day on the job. Invitae may, from time to time, change these benefits.
7. Background Check and Board Appointment. This offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a background check to be performed pursuant to your written authorization and subject to formal appointment by our Board of Directors.
8. Confidentiality Agreement. As a condition of your employment, you will be expected to sign Invitaes standard At-Will Employment, Confidential Information, Invention Assignment and Arbitration Agreement.
9. At-Will Employment. Your employment with Invitae will be at will. This means that either you or Invitae may terminate your employment at any time, with or without cause. Any contrary representations or agreements which may have been made to you are superseded by this offer letter. The at will term of your employment can only be changed in a writing signed by you and Invitae.
(a) Agreement to Arbitrate All Disputes. To ensure the timely and economical resolution of disputes that may arise between you and Invitae, both you and Invitae mutually agree that pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §1-16, and to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you will submit solely to final, binding and confidential arbitration any and all disputes, claims, or causes of action arising from or relating to: (i) the negotiation, execution, interpretation, performance, breach or enforcement of this Agreement; or (ii) your employment with Invitae (including but not limited to all statutory claims); or (iii) the termination of your employment with Invitae (including but not limited to all statutory claims). BY AGREEING TO THIS ARBITRATION PROCEDURE, BOTH YOU AND INVITAE WAIVE THE RIGHT TO RESOLVE ANY SUCH DISPUTES THROUGH A TRIAL BY JURY OR JUDGE OR THROUGH AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDING.
(b) Arbitrator Authority. The Arbitrator shall have the sole and exclusive authority to determine whether a dispute, claim or cause of action is subject to arbitration under this Arbitration section and to determine any procedural questions which grow out of such disputes, claims or causes of action and bear on their final disposition.
(c) Individual Capacity Only. All claims, disputes, or causes of action under this Arbitration section, whether by you or Invitae, must be brought solely in an individual capacity, and shall not be brought as a plaintiff (or claimant) or class member in any purported class or representative proceeding, nor joined or consolidated with the claims of any other person or entity. The Arbitrator may not consolidate the claims of more than