Open Letter: Speaker Ryan, you have the power to help end sexual harassment in the workplace

On February 27th, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos penned the following open letter to Speaker Paul Ryan calling for a vote on the bipartisan Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act of 2017. The letter is also available at The Hill by clicking here.   Speaker Ryan, you have the power to help end sexual harassment in the workplace […]

All 56 State Attorneys General Call for passage of Bustos-led bill to root out workplace sexual harassment

In December, Bustos, Gillibrand, Graham and bipartisan leaders in Congress introduced legislation to allow survivors of workplace sexual harassment to take their cases to court rather than being bound by mandatory forced arbitration Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) highlighted a letter that was signed by all 56 Attorneys General from all 50 states, territories […]

Congresswoman Bustos hails passage of bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives

Bustos is a cosponsor of both the RAISE Family Caregivers Act and the STEM Research and Education Effectiveness and Transparency Act  WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today hailed the House of Representatives’ passage of two bipartisan bills that she supported. The RAISE Family Caregivers Act and the STEM Research and Education Effectiveness and […]

Standing with Gretchen Carlson, Congresswoman Bustos, Senator Gillibrand and Colleagues Announce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Void Forced Arbitration Agreements that Prevent Sexual Harassment Survivors from Getting the Justice they Deserve

Bipartisan legislation, cosponsored by Bustos, Jones, Jayapal and Stefanik, would invalidate forced arbitration, bring sexual harassment and discrimination claims out of secret settlement process and into the light of day to help eliminate institutionalized protections for abusers Washington, DC –Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today stood with former Fox News host Gretchen […]