Exempting Mandatory Arbitration for Sexual Harassment Claims from the Federal Arbitration Act
The purpose of this paper is to propose amendments to (a) New York legislation to define the term sexual harassment and then (b) exempt sexual harassment claims from Federal Arbitration Act allowing for victims to have a public trial and the offender’s acts subject to public scrutiny. The following provides a review of the literature to provide both historical and contemporary context to this issue. Based on this review proposals will be made to answer the two questions.
Thesis completed in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Alfred University Honors Program.
Honors thesis, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Federal Arbitration Act (FAA)