Legislators Fight Back on Forced Arbitration On February 28, 2019, U.S. Representative Hank Johnson (D-GA) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced “The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act” (“FAIR Act”).  The FAIR Act would prohibit the nearly ubiquitous use of arbitration agreements that seek to force arbitration of as yet unforeseen disputes between business interests […]Continue reading

Defining and understanding harassment and retaliation Most people know that laws exist to protect employees from discrimination and harassment. However, many don’t understand how these laws operate to provide such protection. Nor do they always understand the relationship between unlawful harassment and discrimination, or how subsequent retaliation ties in. The concepts themselves are two of the […]Continue reading