The House passed legislation on Monday that would end the use of forced arbitration in lawsuits involving sexual assault and harassment claims.
Lawmakers passed the bill on a bipartisan basis, 335-97. While 113 Republicans joined with all Democrats in support, 97 Republicans voted against it.
The bill would ensure that people have the option of bringing a case alleging sexual assault or harassment in court, instead of being forced into arbitration proceedings that are often conducted in private and confidential hearings…
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