Court Confirms Arbitration Decision Concluding That Discrimination Claims Were Time-Barred

A federal district court recently confirmed an arbitration decision concluding that a disgruntled former employee’s discrimination and retaliation claims under Title VII were time-barred because the former employee did not initiate arbitration in a timely fashion.

Clare Anagonye, a financial adviser, filed a charge with the EEOC claiming she was constructively discharged and discriminated and retaliated against on the basis of her race, color, and gender in violation of Title VII. The EEOC dismissed the charge on January 19, 2018, and advised Anagonye of the 90-day limitation period for filing a civil action at that time……

Read the complete story here.

Featured Arbitrators

ad
View all

Read these next

Category

Arbitration Conversation No. 15: Prof. Chris Drahozal of KU Law

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Prof. Christopher R. Drahozal of the University of Kansas School of Law on the upcoming case Henry Schein, Inc. v. Archer...

By Chris Drahozal, Amy Schmitz
Category

Arbitration Conversation No. 70: Catherine Rogers, Founder, Arbitrator Intelligence

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Catherine A. Rogers, a scholar of international arbitration and professional ethics at Penn State Law, with a dual appointment as Professor...

By Catherine Rogers, Amy Schmitz
Category

FINRA Issues Reg Notice on “Do’s and Don’ts” of PDAA Use in Customer Agreements

This article first appeared on the Securites Arbitration Alert (SAA) Blog here. FINRA has issued a Regulatory Notice reminding industry parties on the proper use of predispute arbitration agreements (“PDAA”)...

By George Friedman

Find an Arbitrator