forced arbitration

NACA Urges Congress to Vote in Favor of the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act

Publish Date: 
September 17, 2019
Type: 
legislative

NACA to Congress: The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act would bar forced arbitration from deciding the outcome of consumer, civil rights, employment, or antitrust violations. It would restore to harmed consumers and workers the right to choose to go to court before a judge and jury when they are financially or physically harmed. Congress should pass this bill.

NACA in the News: Chase says arbitration 'provides better outcomes' for consumers. Nope, say researchers

Release Date: 
June 5, 2019

Los Angeles Times, Chase says arbitration 'provides better outcomes' for consumers. Nope, say researchers.

“The forced arbitration system is simply rigged,” said Christine Hines, legislative director for the National Assn. of Consumer Advocates.

NACA in the News: Equifax Data Breach Highlights Regulatory Shortfall

Release Date: 
September 8, 2017

Law360, Equifax Data Breach Highlights Regulatory Shortfall
"We hope that all members of Congress can stand up for the rights of those 143 million people, as opposed to entertaining the interest of Equifax and the credit reporting companies," said Christine Hines of the National Association of Consumer Advocates.

Post-Equifax Breach, NACA Urges Senate Committee to Support Strong Consumer Protections

Publish Date: 
October 3, 2017
Type: 
legislative

NACA submitted a letter to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee to share its views for the Oct. 4 hearing on the Equifax cybersecurity breach. The Equifax breach is an object lesson on the consequences of a powerful entity that lacks adequate controls and incentive to act responsibly and in good faith in the marketplace.

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