No Signature Needed To Force Arbitration, 6th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (October 31, 2013, 6:12 PM EDT) -- Employees can be held to binding arbitration agreements even if they do not sign them, the Sixth Circuit said Thursday, reversing a lower court decision in a case alleging racial discrimination against retail giant Macy’s Inc.

U.S. Circuit Judge John M. Rogers wrote the decision finding that former Macy's employee Cecilia Tillman was bound by the arbitration agreement despite her not signing it because she was given sufficient notice of the arbitration policy and waived her right to object when she did not sign opt-out forms...
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