5th Circuit: Arbitration Plan Was Illusory, Employee May Proceed With Bias Claims
Mealey's (March 4, 2016, 2:08 PM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — A Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on March 2 reversed the dismissal of a worker’s bias claims and remanded, finding that the arbitration agreement cited by the employer in its defense was illusory (Michael Nelson v. Watch House International, L.L.C., No. 15-10531, 5th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 3959).
(Opinion available. Document #73-160311-004Z.)
Watch House International LLC offered Michael Nelson a position as a recurrent training instructor for the Federal Air Marshal Program in Dallas on March 18, 2010. That same...