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The Brave New World of Employment Agreements: Ending Forced Arbitration
The Brave New World of Employment Agreements: Ending Forced Arbitration

Rep. Cheri Bustos, Kristen Prinz, Scott D'Angelo, Christie Hefner. On October 11, 2022, Kristen Prinz participated in a panel discussion moderated by Christie Hefner on the recently enacted “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act” (“EFAA”). ...

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