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New Bill Helps Trial Lawyers Instead of Victims of Sexual Assault and Harassment

Posted on AllSides February 11th, 2022
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The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on legislation Thursday that purportedly delivers justice to Americans who have been victims of sexual harassment and assault in their workplaces.

Everyone agrees that workplace sexual assault and harassment is abhorrent and should be swiftly dealt with. But the legislation under consideration in the Senate is a gross miscarriage of justice.

This legislation would eliminate workers’ ability to seek compensation for a whole range of workplace abuses—not just sexual harassment and assault. Through pre-dispute arbitration, one of the quickest, cheapest, and most worker-friendly legal recourses available,...

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