Category Archives: Mandatory arbitration

Update on the Inspiration for the Franken Amendment

Jamie Leigh Jones filed a federal lawsuit for damages, charging that while stationed in Iraq, her co-workers at Kellogg Brown and Root, then owned by Halliburton, drugged and raped her.  Jones’ employer’s insistence that all of her claims must be arbitrated led to the successful passage of the Franken Amendment, reported here. KBR’s argument focused...
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