Bloomberg Law
Jan. 11, 2021, 3:30 PM

New York’s #MeToo Arbitration Law Faces Appeals Court Battles

Erin Mulvaney
Erin Mulvaney

Fox News Network and LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton will continue to battle with workers who want to keep their harassment and discrimination claims in court, in pending challenges that highlight the clash between arbitration clauses and state laws that aim to nullify them.

These cases are among the lawsuits filed by workers, including those this year against WeWork, Best Buy Co., and Baker Bros. Advisors LP, who wielded an arbitration carveout enacted by New York in 2018 for all cases involving employment discrimination.

At least two federal judges have ruled the Federal Arbitration Act—a law that favors enforcement ...

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