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5th Circ. Says Employer's Failure To Sign Voids Arbitration

Law360 (June 12, 2018, 8:38 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Monday sided with an employee who is suing engineering and construction services firm Ref-Chem LP, holding that the company's failure to sign an arbitration agreement the employee had signed meant she had standing to bring her sexual harassment lawsuit in court.

Ref-Chem had argued that the lawsuit brought against it in December 2016 by former employee Kimberly Huckaba alleging sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation in violation of Title VII should be dismissed because a dispute resolution agreement she signed in September 2010...
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Case Title

Kimberly Huckaba v. Ref-Chem, L.P.


Case Number

17-50341

Court

Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3442 Jobs (Civil Rights)

Date Filed

April 25, 2017

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