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Tesla Whistleblower Suit Paused Amid Arbitration Bid

Law360 (May 18, 2018, 6:16 PM EDT) -- Tesla Inc. has been pushing back on a retaliation suit in New Jersey federal court brought by a former employee who said he was demoted and ultimately fired for reporting that the company was selling damaged cars to unsuspecting customers, with the automaker claiming he’s bound by an arbitration clause.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Ann Marie Donio paused discovery in the case Friday as the two parties duke it out over whether the dispute belongs before an arbitrator. Tesla says the clause in Adam Williams’ arbitration agreement...
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Case Title

WILLIAMS v. TESLA, INC. et al


Case Number

1:18-cv-04120

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Joseph H. Rodriguez

Date Filed

March 23, 2018

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