Fox News Chairman Demands Arbitration in Sexual Harassment Case

Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, who was recently accused in a sexual harassment suit by former network personality Gretchen Carlson, has demanded the case be sent to arbitration as a condition of Carlson’s employment contract with Fox. Ailes’ demand was made because Carlson’s contract with Fox requires arbitration for any dispute between the parties. Carlson is arguing that because her claims are against Ailes himself, and not the network, the contract does not apply and she is entitled to a public jury trial. Carlson alleges…
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