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Unfortunately, workers currently aren’t “free to work for any firm.” 1 in 5 workers are banned from working for other companies in the same industry by non compete clauses.

Originally intended to protect corporate secrets, now it mostly limits the mobility of service workers.
Bernie’s Corporate Accountability and Democracy plan will ban non-compete clauses.

It will also protect workers by banning mandatory arbitration clauses & unilateral modification clauses. #corporateaccountability
Mandatory arb. clauses are bad for workers across the board, but consider what it means for historically marginalized ppl.

Your job has a pattern of racial/gender discrimination? No class action for you! No criminal liability!

It limits accountability for them at your expense
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New report from @EconomicPolicy and @PopDemoc: by 2024, more than 80% of private sector, non-union workers will be unable to sue their bosses due to forced arbitration clauses. #RipOffClause #EndForceAarbitration on.epi.org/2WMA5yb /1
That’s right: almost none of us will be able to take our employers to court. How did we get here? Corporations have been scheming for years to shield themselves from accountability when they violate the rights of workers and consumers. /2
In the late 1990’s, a coalition of Wall Street companies strategized to block class actions, one of the only tools working people have to challenge corporate abuses. nytimes.com/2015/11/01/bus… /3
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