Weather Channel Wants Ex-Forecaster's Case Arbitrated

Law360, San Diego (October 18, 2011, 9:55 PM EDT) -- The Weather Channel LLC told a Georgia federal court Tuesday that a suit alleging it discriminated against a former meteorologist because of her U.S. Air Force Reserve service should be dismissed or stayed pending arbitration based on an agreement she signed.

The Weather Channel and its owners NBCUniversal Media LLC, Bain Capital and Blackstone Group LP filed a motion to throw out, or alternatively, stay the action and compel an arbitration proceeding of Nicole Mitchell’s case alleging she was given an unfavorable work schedule and her...
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