Banks Can, and Often Do, Keep You From Joining Class-Action Lawsuits—What Can Be Done

Did you know that banks in the U.S. can use clauses buried in fine print to prevent you from bringing disputes over unfair fees to court? But together we can change it, with the help of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Tell them you want the right to participate in class-action lawsuits and hold banks accountable:

Watch our animation to see why it's so important that the CFPB stop banks from banning class action lawsuits in arbitration clauses. Then tell the CFPB you support its proposal to give people back their right to hold banks accountable.

Learn more about Pew's work to improve consumer protections in the financial marketplace:

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