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Ep 21: Disrupting Forced Arbitration: Survivors Fighting Forced Arbitration with Ally Coll

In this powerful podcast episode, we unravel Ally’s complex journey, whose experiences traverse the turbulent landscape of workplace sexual harassment and systemic challenges like forced arbitration. From her former law firm’s involvement in Harvey’s defense during the #MeToo movement to her internship on the Hill, where she faced sexual assault, Ally’s story is one of resilience and advocacy because she turned those challenges into a way to advocate for other victims as well!

Ally is the founder and CEO of the Purple Method, an organization she launched to address workplace harassment in the wake of the #MeToo movement. She is also a law professor at the City University of New York School of Law, teaching administrative law and federal courts.

In this episode, we talk about:

  • How Ally bravely shared her story with The Washington Post and sparked legislative changes in Congress
  • The transformative impact of Ally’s journey as it led her to work with the Purple Method
  •  What is the core mission of the Purple Method and the tangible effects of their advocacy
  • What is forced arbitration and how we are all impacted
  • The detrimental implications of forced arbitration and particularly its disproportionate impact on women and marginalized groups
  • Solutions around forced arbitration and actionable steps individuals can take to combat this pervasive issue

Both Tracey and Michelle personally care deeply about advocacy around forced arbitration and have included additional resources for you to join the fight and take action: 
Lift Our Voices 
– The National Women’s Law Center
– Use the hashtags #forcedarbitration #workplacefairness

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