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Employment Law This Week: Congress Passes Act Addressing Mandatory Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Harassment Claims [VIDEO]

This week, we look at H.R. 4445, new federal legislation that addresses mandatory arbitration of sexual assault and harassment claims.  

Congress recently passed, and President Biden is expected to sign, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021. The law is limited in scope and impacts pre-dispute agreements to arbitrate claims of sexual harassment and sexual assault and the forum in which they can be litigated. Attorney Emily Patajo tells us more.

 

 

 

©2022 Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights reserved.National Law Review, Volume XII, Number 61
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Employers across industries turn to seasoned litigator Emily Patajo to represent them in high-value employment matters in state and federal courts, and in binding arbitration. She is routinely involved in the risk assessment and defense of matters concerning claims of wrongful termination and unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in violation of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Clients also rely on Emily to advise them on wage and hour and class action cases and to represent them in labor arbitrations.

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