Best Buy Can't Sell NJ Justices On Reviewing Age Bias Suit

Law360, Newark (November 20, 2017, 9:04 PM EST) -- Best Buy Co. has lost its bid for the New Jersey Supreme Court to second-guess a state appellate panel decision reviving a former employee’s age discrimination lawsuit on the grounds that the fired worker never explicitly agreed to a policy that such disputes be arbitrated.

In an order made available Monday, the Supreme Court denied a petition for certification filed by the electronics retailer in challenging an appellate ruling that Kevin Dugan’s clicking of an electronic acknowledgment box associated with the company’s new arbitration policy did not...
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