Alabama Federal Judge Denies Arbitration In Collective Overtime Suit

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - An Alabama federal judge on May 29 denied a motion to compel arbitration in a wage-and-hour collective action after determining that the employer improperly rolled out its arbitration agreement after the collective complaint was already filed (Mary Billingsley, et al. v. Citi Trends, Inc., No. 12-627, N.D. Ala.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74910).

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