Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson (D-Ga.), sponsor of the Arbitration Fairness Act, H.R. 1844, applauded President Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order and also called for more action to end forced arbitration. “I applaud President Obama for undertaking this important initiative to protect workers,” said Rep. Johnson. “Although I encourage the President to do more to protect all Americans against forced arbitration, every journey begins with a single step … I stand ready to work with the Administration and my colleagues to enact the Arbitration Fairness Act and to summarily end forced arbitration in employment, consumer, antitrust, and civil rights disputes.” Read more.
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