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Category Archives: Alternative dispute resolution

August 27, 2018

Courts Will Enforce Arbitration Agreements

In an unpublished opinion issued on August 23, 2018, the NJ Appellate Division enforced an arbitration agreement signed by an employee at the time of her hire, but the court invalidated the provision in that agreement that precluded the employee from seeking punitive damages. In Roman v. Bergen Logistics, a terminated employee sued her employer  Read More arrow

October 26, 2017

New Jersey Appeals Court Upholds Arbitration Agreement

Last week, a New Jersey Appeals Court upheld an arbitration agreement signed by an employee as a precondition of employment with her employer, Raymour & Flanigan.  The employee sued the employer for race and sex discrimination.  The suit was dismissed by the trial court based upon the arbitration agreement, and the employee appealed. In an  Read More arrow