Witnesses: Russell Feingold, U.S. Senator; Edward Markey, U.S. Congressman; Isaac Hunt Jr.; Commissioner, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission; Samuel Estreicher, Prof., NY Univ. School of Law; Cliff Palefsky, Chairman, Securities Industry Arbitration Comm. on behalf of the Nat. Employment Lawyers' Assoc.; Linda Feinberg, Exec. V.P., Dispute Resolution & Chief Hearing Officer, NASD Regulation; Stuart Kaswell, Senior V.P. & General Counsel, Securities Industry Assoc.; Elizabeth Toledo, V.P. Nat. Org. for Women; & Robert Meade, Senior V.P. American Arbitration Assoc. Statements: Judith Appelbaum, Senior Counsel & Dir. of Legal Prog., Nat. Women's Law Center.D'Amato, Alfonse M. is the author of 'Mandatory Arbitration Agreements in Employee Contracts in the Securities Industry Hearing Before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate' with ISBN 9780756715342 and ISBN 0756715342.