Motion to Stay Pending Action and to Compel Arbitration Granted

Judge Mazzant recently considered the issue of whether a case alleged disability discrimination was required to be arbitrated.  The employee claimed that she did not recall acknowledging and agreeing to be bound by the agreement when filling out her employment forms electronically, and the defendant prodvided evidence that she had in fact done so. The Court granted the motion, finding that the company’s arbitration agreement required arbitration. Thick v Dolgencorp of Texas Inc