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President Obama Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements

In another blow to mandatory arbitration, the President recently issued an executive order prohibiting pre-dispute arbitration agreements between ‘ employers and employees in federal contracts worth $1 ‘ million or more. Arguing that employees deserve their “day in court,” the order is a clear rejection of the notion that pre-dispute arbitration is a fair system for resolving disagreements. The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Careand McKnight’s Long-Term Care News both wrote that the White House’s action should be a springboard into ending mandatory arbitration in nursing home contracts.

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