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Ferguson v. Countrywide Credit Industries, Inc
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Plaintiff filed suit in District Court, alleging sexual harassment, retaliation and hostile work environment, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Defendant countered by filing a Petition to remove the action to Arbitration, based on an arbitration that was signed upon Plaintiff’s employment with its firm. The District Court denied the Petition to Compel Arbitration, ruling that the agreement was unconscionable. Defendant appealed.
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