In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed, a civil rights law that prohibited discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all public areas of life, especially the in workplace. In 2008, the ADA was supplemented with the Americans
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Congress passes bi-partisan bill prohibiting mandatory arbitration of sexual harassment claims.