Biden Signs Bill Banning Forced Arbitration in Sexual Misconduct Cases

President Biden on Thursday signed into a law a bill that will end the use of forced arbitration in lawsuits involving claims of sexual assault and harassment, calling it a “momentous day for justice and fairness in the workplace.”

The law ensures accusers can bring cases alleging sexual assault or harassment in court, rather than being forced into arbitration proceedings that are typically conducted behind closed doors. It voids clauses in employment contracts and other agreements requiring such a process…

Read the complete story on The Hill, here.

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