Arbitration Back on the Table: NY State Ban on Compelled Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Claims Rolled BackJuly 31, 2019
As discussed in a previous alert, the 2018–19 New York State budget included provisions designed to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, including a ban on compelled arbitration of sexual harassment claims. Recently, in Latif v. Morgan Stanley, No. 18-cv-1152, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 107020 (S.D.N.Y. June 26, 2019), a federal judge in the Southern District of New York ruled that the ban conflicts with the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), and is accordingly unenforceable.
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