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Change.org Drops Forced Arbitration!

Change.org prides itself on “empowering people everywhere to create the change they want to see,” and now it’s leading by example. 

The popular online petition website has just dropped its forced arbitration clause from its terms and conditions.  This means that if a user has legal dispute with the company, Change.org will answer for itself in court rather than in a rigged forced arbitration system. 

According to the message on its website:

The Hidden Cost of Cyber Monday Deals: Forced Arbitration

As Forbes reported this week, “Forget Cyber Monday, It's Cyber Week.” Many companies are extending their online sales all week long, with new deals being introduced every day. But Even the best cyber deals can come with a shockingly hefty price – your constitutional right to hold the retailer accountable in court if it cheats you, delivers a bad product, or loses your personal information in a data breach.  

Petition Delivered to PNC Financial and Wells Fargo Calling on the Banks to “Revoke Their License to Steal”

Most of the Nation’s Biggest Banks Are Using Forced Arbitration to Block Ripped-Off Consumers From Their Day in Court; CFPB Can Write a Rule

Honor Our Service Members by Restoring Their Rights: Stop Forced Arbitration!

This Veterans Day, we honor the service and sacrifice of the brave men and women of the U. S. Armed Forces by issuing a call to preserve and strengthen laws promoting their financial security by stopping forced arbitration. Take Action 

Fact Sheet: Class Actions Are Critical to Remedy Workplace Gender Discrimination

This post was originally published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School and can be found here.

Fact Sheet: Class Actions Are Critical to Remedy Workplace Racial Discrimination

This post was originally published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School and can be found here.

Take Justice Back Launches Hall of Lawsuit Hypocrites

Every American has a Constitutional right to access justice through the courts – this right even applies to corporations and their front groups. Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and the Take Justice Back campaign, launched the Hall of Lawsuit Hypocrites to showcase some of the corporations and lawmakers that happily exercise their right to access the courts when they stand to benefit, but also tirelessly work to close the courthouse doors on Americans.

Fact Sheet: Class Actions Are Critical To Remedy Financial Discrimination Against Minorities

This post was originally published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School and can be found here.

Class Actions Provide First Class Relief!

This post was originally published on The Pop Tort and can be found here.

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