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 […]

Congresswoman Bustos helps introduce legislation to end secret taxpayer funded sexual harassment settlements

Congresswoman Bustos helps introduce legislation to end secret taxpayer funded sexual harassment settlements  “Taxpayers shouldn’t be footing the bill for members of Congress to sweep their own bad behavior under the rug”  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that she helped introduce the Congressional Accountability and Hush Fund Elimination Act. This legislation would prevent taxpayers […]