Attorneys General to Congress: End Arbitration Requirements for Sexual Harassment Victims - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 13, 2018
Fifty-six attorneys general, including Tennessee AG Herbert Slatery, signed a letter calling on Congress to end secret, forced arbitration for victims of sexual harassment, the ABA Journal reports. The AGs expressed their support for new legislation to aid victims. “These arbitration requirements often are set forth in clauses found within the ‘fine print’ of lengthy employment contracts,” the letter says. “Many employees will not even recognize that they are bound by arbitration clauses until they have been sexually harassed and attempt to bring suit.”