Thursday, September 28, 2023
Courthouse News Service
Thursday, September 28, 2023 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Mailbox rule

AUSTIN, Texas — Despite believing that the “mailbox rule” promotes poor public policy by “implementing a presumption of receipt that is nearly impossible to rebut at trial,” a federal judge in Texas ruled an employee’s discrimination claims against an oil and gas company are subject to arbitration based on a mailed notice the employee says he never received.

Read the order here.

Categories / Briefs, Business, Courts, Employment

Read the Top 8

Sign up for the Top 8, a roundup of the day's top stories delivered directly to your inbox Monday through Friday.