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March 11, 2022, 10:26 AM

New #MeToo Arbitration Law to Be Cited in Push for Broader Bill

Paige Smith
Paige Smith

Supporters of a sweeping bill that would eliminate almost all pre-dispute arbitration agreements are calling out the recent vast bipartisan approval of a narrower law nullifying arbitration agreements only for #MeToo allegations.

The U.S. House is slated to consider the FAIR Act, or the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (H.R. 963), as soon as next week. Lawmakers will then be forced to again grapple with their stances on arbitration, an alternative dispute resolution process that forestalls suing in open court.

The FAIR Act is far broader than H.R. 4445, or the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual ...

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