Friday, December 18, 2009
Michael Fox has an extensive post over at Jottings by an Employer's Lawyer on the Franken Amendment to the Defense Appropriations Bill. The Amendment bans predispute arbitration agreements pertaining to all Title VII claims and to any tort arising out of a claim for sexual harassment. The Amendment has passed the House, Senate, and a conference committee. It applies to both contractors and subcontractors performing work for the federal government.