Saturday, December 22, 2007

Binding Mandatory Arbitration in Employment and Consumer Cases

The Senate is considering a bill, the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007 (S. 1782), which would eliminate pre-dispute arbitration in employment and consumer contracts. (An identical bill in the House is H.R. 3010.) Here's a post by Richard Alderman, a professor who supports the bill (the headline is sarcastic): BMA Proponents: Consumers Don't Know What's Good For Them; the Businesses That Write the Contracts Do, Consumer Law & Policy Blog, Dec. 17, 2007.

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