H.R.2969 - Preservation of Civil Rights Protections Act of 2005

To amend title 9 of the United States Code to exclude all employment contracts from the arbitration provisions of chapter 1 of such title; and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Preservation of Civil Rights Protections Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title 9 of the United States Code to exclude all employment contracts from the arbitration provisions of chapter 1 of such title; and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Preservation of Civil Rights Protections Act of 2005 - Amends the Federal Arbitration Act to modify the definition of commerce so as to exclude employment contracts from arbitration provisions (currently, employment contracts of seamen, railroad employees, or any other class of workers enga

Official Summary

Preservation of Civil Rights Protections Act of 2005 - Amends the Federal Arbitration Act to modify the definition of commerce so as to exclude employment contracts from arbitration provisions (currently, employment contracts of seamen, railroad employees, or any other class of workers engaged in foreign or interstate commerce are excluded). Makes arbitration clauses in employment contracts unenforceable, with exceptions for:
(1) consent by the involved parties after a claim arises; and
(2) enforcement of rights or terms of collective bargaining agreements.Provides that this Act shall apply to existing and future employment contracts.

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