CarMax Can Arbitrate Ex-Manager's Wrongful Firing Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 4, 2014, 6:05 PM EST) -- A California appeals court has ruled that a wrongful termination suit brought against CarMax Auto Superstores California LLC should be arbitrated, saying a dispute resolution agreement is not unconscionable and reversing a district court's ruling to the contrary.

Former CarMax service manager Michael Sanchez sued the company in 2012, alleging that CarMax terminated him from his position citing unsatisfactory performance, but that he was actually fired for raising safety issues about the company's cars. CarMax sought to compel arbitration based on a 2006 dispute resolution agreement,...
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