Bustos Leads the Charge to End Forced Arbitration Agreements that Prevent Sexual Assault Survivors of Receiving Justice

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reintroduced the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act. Joining Congresswoman Bustos as original cosponsors on this bipartisan legislation are Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Morgan Griffith (VA-9). The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act would void forced arbitration agreements that prevent sexual harassment […]

Bustos Helps Introduce the Paycheck Fairness Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped introduce the Paycheck Fairness Act – a commonsense bill to tackle the lingering challenges related to gender pay inequity. Across the country, the wage gap hurts the financial security of both women and their families – with women making an average of 80 cents for every dollar earned […]

Congresswoman Bustos statement on tech giants exempting survivors of sexual harassment from forced arbitration

Facebook, Google, eBay and Airbnb adopt Bustos’ bipartisan proposal to end forced arbitration of sexual harassment and discrimination Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, the sponsor of the bipartisan Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Act, responded to Facebook, Google, Airbnb and Ebay’s  decisions to end forced arbitration in cases of sexual harassment . […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on new allegations against Judge Kavanaugh

“There are now at least three credible accusations of sexual assault against Judge Kavanaugh and these women must be taken seriously. Before getting a promotion to a lifetime appointment on the highest court in the land, Washington Republicans must allow a complete and customary FBI background investigation into these new claims. Seating a Supreme Court […]