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Letters: Lower tuition fees | Biden delivers

Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. College experienceis below tuition University tuition is far too expensive for the experience students are receiving during a pandemic. The “college experience” was something my parents always encouraged my sister and me to have. I …

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Uber, Lyft and others launch campaign against unions

Dated:March 14, 2022 By Brody Mullins and Ryan Tracy, the wall street journal UberTechnologies Inc., UBER -4.84% Lyft Inc. LYFT -4.99% and other companies that use independent contractors as drivers are launching a campaign to avoid Democratic efforts to classify their workers as …

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US: Congress Passes Federal Law Restricting Arbitration Agreements for Sexual Assault, Harassment Claims

A new law invalidating and unenforceable pre-dispute arbitration agreements and class action waivers covering allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment has passed Congress and is heading to President Joe Biden’s desk. The Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Forced Arbitration Act of 2021 amends the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) to …

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SOTU: Human Rights Campaign Applauds President Biden for Renewing Call to Pass Equality Act, Condemning Attacks on Trans Youth by State Legislatures

Background: The Equality Act and the rise in attacks on trans youth across the country The HRC last week launched the Reality Flag Campaign, a nationwide public awareness campaign aimed at highlighting the many fundamental freedoms that LGBTQ+ people lack in states across the country and galvanizing public support for …

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Construction Associations Ask Congress to Support Fair and Open Competition Act

istock.com/vittaya25 WASHINGTON — Associated Builders and Contractors and a coalition of 19 associations and organizations representing the construction industry and business community have sent a letter to Congress expressing support for the Fair and Open Competition Act (S. 403/HR 1284), sponsored by Senator Todd Young, R-Ind., and Rep. Ted Budd, …

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Congress Passes Bill Banning Mandatory Arbitration and Class Action Waivers for Sexual Harassment and Assault Claims

On February 10, 2022, the Senate adopted H.4445, the Act to End Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment (the “Act”), by voice vote. The bill had previously passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 335 to 97. The White House has indicated President Biden will …

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Once a foreign policy partner, Congress fights for unity on Ukraine

WASHINGTON — Since the 1950s, when Senator Arthur Vandenberg declared that “politics stops at the water’s edge,” the titans of Congress have been key partners in American foreign policy, not as ” yes” for presidents, but as co-architects of Pax Americana and the post-WWII order. But the spiraling conflict in …

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Lawmakers reintroduce bipartisan, bicameral legislation to test portable benefit models – Royal Examiner

Happy Friday from the Warner Press Office! It was another busy week for Senator Warner as he addressed major infrastructure announcements for electric vehicles and abandoned mining sites, initiatives for SWVA and coastal VA, ongoing developments in Ukraine and a push towards an omnibus spending bill. He also made Buchanan …

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Congress Restricts Arbitration Agreements for Sexual Assaults

Friday, February 11, 2022 A new law invalidating and unenforceable pre-dispute arbitration agreements and class action waivers covering allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment has passed Congress and is heading to President Joe Biden’s desk. The Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Forced Arbitration Act of 2021 amends the Federal …

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