Uniqlo Wins New Chance To Force Arbitration In Firing Suit

Law360, New York (July 14, 2015, 6:03 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Appellate Division on Tuesday gave an affiliate of clothing retailer Uniqlo another chance to compel arbitration in an employee's wrongful discharge suit, finding that a lower court should have held a hearing on disputed facts before refusing arbitration.

The three-judge panel was swayed by a clash between former loss prevention associate Moshood D. Seriki and Uniqlo New Jersey LLC over whether an arbitration agreement, which Seriki never signed, was explained to him. That's especially important, because the agreement included a provision holding that,...
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