NJ Justices Doubt Jenny Craig Arbitration Clause Falls Short

By Jeannie O'Sullivan (November 19, 2019, 9:52 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court on Tuesday pounced upon a former Jenny Craig Inc. employee's claim that her workplace arbitration agreement wasn't enforceable since it didn't explain the logistics for out-of-court claims, with the justices repeatedly pointing out that the mechanism is already spelled out in a state law.

During an oral argument in Trenton, an attorney for Marilyn Flanzman fought to maintain the Appellate Division's revival of her age bias lawsuit after finding the arbitration clause in her contract was rendered null for failing to specify a forum. Flanzman sued the weight-loss giant after 26 years on the job, at...

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