Thursday, July 7, 2011

DoD Contractors Put on Notice Re Sexual Assault Definitions

Here's the link

The DFAR Supplement also extends the prohibition on mandatory arbitration clauses in DoD contracts greater than $1 million.  The mandatory arbitration provision came into disfavor after a highly publicized ordeal of a female contractor (Jamie Leigh Jones, who has apparently allowed her name to be made public) who had limited remedies against her employer stemming from her maltreatment after she made a sexual assault allegation during a deployment.