Consideration and Mutuality Remain Key for Enforceable Employment Arbitration Agreement

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This decision, Sniezek v. Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, underlines the importance of observing the contractual nature of an agreement to arbitrate. It is also another case which warns of the dangers of an employer: a) relying on the mention of, or reference to, outside or ancillary agreements as a substitute for explicitly being bound by specific terms of the agreement at issue; and b) not signing the agreement.

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