President Biden Signs “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment” Act into Law

On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021, which restores survivors’ option to hold their abusers accountable in public court rather than in secretive, private arbitration (often funded by the defendant). The law prohibits employers from imposing the provisions of arbitration

2022-03-04T21:23:40+00:00March 4th, 2022|Employment Law|

Congress Passes Law Ending Forced Arbitration for Survivors of Sexual Assault and Harassment

The House and Senate have passed an important law to help prevent sexual harassment, called “The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021.” It stops employers from imposing arbitration agreements on employees who have suffered sexual harassment or sexual assault by their employer. Employees now can

2022-02-12T03:03:57+00:00February 11th, 2022|Consumer Fraud, Employment Law|

Happening Today: The House Will Vote on the “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault & Sexual Harassment” Act

Congress is poised to take a huge step forward in passing a law that prohibits the use of forced arbitration clauses for sexual assault and harassment claims. Forced arbitration clauses are often included only in the fine-print of employment contracts, causing many workers to unknowingly sign away their rights and be silenced from speaking out.

2022-02-07T19:41:26+00:00February 7th, 2022|Consumer Fraud|

Class Action Lawsuits Play Critical Role in the Fight to Protect Consumers and Workers from Being Cheated –

Powerful and straightforward piece in Slate reveals how Americans have had their consumer and employee rights stripped away from them Since their inception, class action lawsuits have provided consumers with a mechanism to challenge and deter large corporations from breaking the law. Over the last decade, however, hundreds of millions of Americans have seen themselves

2019-12-18T14:45:49+00:00December 18th, 2019|Consumer Fraud, Employment Law|