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Biden Signs #MeToo Bill to Ease Workplace Harassment Lawsuits

March 3, 2022, 10:58 PM

President Biden signs a bill to change how businesses resolve allegations of workplace sexual harassment and assault, and how such issues are addressed in employment contracts.

  • Biden, at bill signing ceremony at the White House, says it’s a “momentous day for justice and fairness in the workplace”
  • The law will prohibit enforcement of contract provisions that mandate third-party arbitration of workplace sexual harassment or assault claims
  • NOTE: Senate Passes Landmark #MeToo Bill to Ease Workplace Suits

To contact the reporters on this story:
Lauren Dezenski in Washington at ldezenski@bloomberg.net;
Paige Smith in Arlington at psmith347@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story:
Kasia Klimasinska at kklimasinska@bloomberg.net

Megan Howard, Chelsea Mes

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