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Bipartisan Legislation Limiting Mandatory Arbitration of Sexual Harassment or Assault Claims Requires Employers to Re-Examine Employment Arbitration Agreements
Feb 16, 2022

Bipartisan Legislation Limiting Mandatory Arbitration of Sexual Harassment or Assault Claims Requires Employers to Re-Examine Employment Arbitration Agreements

Over the course of three days, the House and Senate passed HR 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021, amending the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) that is expected to be signed into law by President Biden in short order. HR 4445 intends to prohibit mandatory…

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