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In re Arbitration between Acadia Company & Irving Edlitz
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The appellant, pursuant to a written agreement, employed the respondent. Said agreement provided for arbitration of “any question, difference or controversy [arising] as to the interpretation or performance of any of the foregoing provisions.” Prior to the expiration of the written agreement, the parties orally renewed the agreement, and the respondent’s employment was extended by six months. The respondent’s employment was subsequently terminated, and a dispute arose over whether the contract had been breached.
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