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Congress Passes Groundbreaking Bill Restricting Mandatory Arbitration in Sexual Harassment Cases

By on February 25, 2022 in Employee Rights with 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, Congress passed a groundbreaking bipartisan bill that greatly restricts when employers can enforce pre-dispute arbitration agreements regarding workplace sexual assault and harassment claims. The bill is expected to be signed into law by President Biden in the very near future. Inspired by the #MeToo movement, The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual […]

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Harassment: To Report or Not to Report? That is the Question!

By on August 14, 2018 in Policy with 0 Comments

“The answer is not that simple,” suggested the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in a recent case in which a former employee for the Susquehanna Department of Veterans Affairs who did not follow the employer’s policy sued her employer, claiming her supervisor kissed her and made sexual advances toward her (Minarsky v. Susquehanna County, 895 […]

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