Mark Iandolo Apr. 30, 2016, 8:18pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it has settled a case against the operators of Gigats.com after allegations the company claimed it was “pre-screening” job applicants for hiring employers yet was actually gathering information for lead generation for other reasons.
Mark Iandolo Apr. 30, 2016, 8:14pm
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has sued Country Fresh, a milk and juice manufacturer and division of Dean Foods, over allegations of subjecting female employees to sex discrimination.
Mark Iandolo Apr. 30, 2016, 8:03pm
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Hollister Inc., a company that manufactures disposable health care products, and Byram Healthcare Centers Inc., a company that supplies medical products, will pay $11.44 million and $9,372,882.50 to resolve allegations of paying and receiving unlawful kickbacks, the Justice Department announced.
Mark Iandolo Apr. 29, 2016, 12:22pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — The Department of Justice has announced the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Kun Wo Food Products Inc. (Kun Wo) that bars the company from distributing adulterated rice noodles.
Katelyn Kivel Apr. 29, 2016, 9:48am
The Environmental Protection Agency has continued to operate under a veil of secrecy, evading Freedom of Information Act requests, says the author of "The Federal Information Manual," an American Bar Association publication about FOIA and other government information laws.
Mark Iandolo Apr. 28, 2016, 9:55pm
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that a federal judge granted its request for a summary judgment in the agency’s lawsuit against Amazon for allegations of billing consumers for unauthorized in-app charges incurred by children.
Mark Iandolo Apr. 28, 2016, 9:48pm
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Pharmaceutical companies Wyeth and Pfizer Inc. have agreed to pay $784.6 million to resolve allegations of knowingly misreporting information related to its proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drugs, Protonix Oral and Protonix IV, the Department of Justice announced.