Congress Approves New Law Banning Mandatory Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Claims
Anti-Arbitration Bills Are on the Move in Congress
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Enforcement of a 2019 California law (AB 51) that bans mandatory employment arbitration agreements has been permanently enjoined pursuant to a federal court order entered on January 2, 2024.
The “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act (EFAA)” was enacted a year ago by Congress to prohibit employers from enforcing pre-dispute agreements to arbitrate sexual harassment claims. The first rulings interpreting th
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a 2019 law enacted by the state of California that makes it a criminal offense for an employer to require an employee or a job applicant to consent to arbitration is preempted by the FAA.
A bipartisan bill that would bar the use of pre-dispute nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault or harassment claims has been approved by the U.S. Senate and could become law this year.
In its latest pro-arbitration ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts an interpretation of California’s unique Private Attorneys General Act that prevents individual arbitration of PAGA claims.
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