February 5, 2021

Forced arbitration clauses take away Minnesotans’ constitutional right to a day in court when companies break the law. Instead of a judge, a private arbitrator, often chosen and paid by the company, decides cases in a secretive proceeding with no appeal. Forced arbitration clauses often prevent people from joining together in class actions to fight widespread wrongdoing, giving lawbreakers a get-out-of-jail free card, as few people can afford to fight big companies by themselves.