2nd Circuit Vacates Arbitration Ruling, Finds Wording Is Not Clear
Mealey's (November 10, 2016, 7:20 AM EST) -- NEW YORK — A Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Oct. 28 vacated a trial court’s order to arbitrate an employee’s discrimination and retaliation claim, finding that the arbitration requirement in the employee’s collective bargaining agreement (CBA) was not “clear and unmistakable” when it came to discrimination and retaliation claims (Winston Lawrence v. Sol G. Atlas Realty Co., Inc., et al., No. 15-3087, 2nd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 19446).
(Opinion available. Document #73-161111-011Z.)
Winston Lawrence is a black man of West Indian descent...