PPP’s own Molly Coleman writes at MinnPost:
How can we lose rights that we already had? The answer is forced arbitration. Forced arbitration clauses have proliferated in employment and consumer contracts in recent years. Buried in the fine print and shrouded in legalese, forced arbitration provisions prevent workers and consumers from taking law-breaking corporations to court, even if they face illegal treatment on the scale seen at the EVTAC mine. Did your employer stiff you? If you’re like 56% of workers in private, non-unionized workplaces, you’ll never see the inside of a courtroom. Were you fired after your boss found out your sexual orientation? If you’ve signed one of these contracts, your claim is headed to an arbitrator whether you like it or not.
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