CINCINNATI, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Labor has announced it has filed a lawsuit against Amy Demmy Rap, Demmy Sand & Gravel LLC and Demmy Sand & Gravel LLC Retirement Savings Plan after allegations the defendants violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Zoo Printing Inc. will pay $110,000 to settle allegations of disability discrimination and retaliation.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it testified before Congress about its views on 17 bills Congress is considering that deal with the agency’s jurisdiction and operations.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that McWhite’s Funeral Home of Fort Lauderdale will pay $85,000 and furnish other relief to settle allegations of sexual harassment.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that Viatek Consumer Products Group Inc. and company owner and President Lou Lentine will settle after allegations of false claims about Viatek-brand Mosquito Shield Bands.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that, in association with the State of Florida, it has taken action against Consumer Assistance Project and Student Aid Center for allegedly running fake student loan debt relief schemes.
MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that American Casing & Equipment Inc. will pay $250,000 after allegations it committed race and national origin discrimination and retaliation.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — After meandering through the legal system and attracting a lot of attention, a lawsuit alleging a national chain of hospice providers made false Medicare claims has been dismissed.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – As the largely bipartisan debate continues over the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) newly announced overtime rules that will benefit millions of employees, the early winners will be attorneys, a former DOL official said in a recent interview.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — Another class action lawsuit has been filed that claims a company violated New Jersey's Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA), but there are ways for companies to protect themselves from such litigation, an attorney says.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – An investor in a real estate purchase is suing Raymond James, alleging a fraudulent investment scheme that caused at least $71 million in damages to himself and a group of investors.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced that her office has taken action against Johnson & Johnson (J&J), suing the company for alleged false advertising and deceptive marketing of its surgical mesh products for women.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and Acting U.S. Attorney Carol A. Casto for the Southern District of West Virginia announced that two West Virginia business owners have been indicted by a federal grand jury for alleged federal employment tax violations.