New Bill Would Kibosh Mandatory Arbitration
The measure, known as the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007, was introduced Thursday by Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) and Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.). If passed, it will make pre-dispute agreements to arbitrate unenforceable.
“Arbitration can be a fair and efficient way to handle disputes, but only when it is entered into knowingly and voluntarily by both parties,” Feingold said....
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