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State Republican treasurers call on SEC to reject forced arbitration clauses

November 19th, 2018

By: Remington Gregg

Nine Republican state treasurers are calling on the SEC to reject attempts to include forced arbitration clauses in corporate governance documents, underscoring that protecting Main Street investors is truly a bipartisan issue. The FAN Coalition strongly supports the call to protect investors against any attempt to insert forced arbitration clauses. The full letter can be

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FAN Statement on the The Restoring Justice for Workers Act

October 31st, 2018

By: Remington Gregg

FAN Coalition Applauds Legislation to Restore Workers’ Rights When Harmed by Employer If Passed, Employers Would be Banned From Forcing Workers into Secretive Arbitration Proceedings WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fair Arbitration Now (FAN) applauds U.S. Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y) and Bobby Scott (D-Va.) for introducing the Restoring Justice for Workers Act Tuesday, a bill that would

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FAN Letter Applauds Legislation to Restore Workers Rights by Banning Forced Arbitration

October 31st, 2018

By: Remington Gregg

Today, Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Bobby Scott and Sen. Patty Murray introduced the Restoring Justice for Workers Act, a bill that will restore access to justice for workers who have been harmed by their employer. In a letter of support for the bill, the FAN coalition said that the bill “correctly recognizes the fundamental rights and

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Washington Post: Electric scooters may pose injury and block access to justice when harmed

September 10th, 2018

By: Remington Gregg

ICYMI, last week the Washington Post published a story about the rapidly growing use of electric scooters in major cities. The article notes that riders, when injured while riding a scooter, are informed that they cannot go to an open, neutral court for justice. Instead, they are pushed into binding, secretive arbitration procedures. The full

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New Report Sounds Alarm Against Blocking Access to Courts for Investors

August 27th, 2018

By: Remington Gregg

A new report by the Consumer Federal of America details the importance of allowing investors who have been cheated or defrauded the ability to band together to access the courts. Recently, several U.S. Securities and Exchange (SEC) officials have signaled that they would be happy to allow companies to prohibit investors from banding together to

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