LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Lowe’s, the home improvement store, will pay $8.6 million to resolve nationwide disability discrimination allegations, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that its staff has sent 38 letters to eyeglass prescribers to warn them of potential violations of the agency’s Opthalmic Practice Rules, known as the Eyeglass Rule.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – American Air Liquide Holdings Inc. and Airgas Inc., two of the biggest suppliers of gases, agreed to divest certain production and distribution assets to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) allegations that their proposed $13.4 billion merger could have been anticompetitive.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released guidelines for how Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) relate to employee wellness programs.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — In April, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it sent letters to 45 prescribers and 10 sellers of contact lenses, warning them that they may be violating the agency’s Contact Lens Rule.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — If the federal court of appeals in Washington, D.C., rules that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s structure is unconstitutional, it could throw pending litigation and previous decisions by the agency into question.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) —A Massachusetts law regulating opioid painkillers is the most comprehensive in the nation and contains an unusual provision that restricts first-time prescriptions to a seven-day supply.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A contentious discrimination case will continue in California, after a U.S. District Court Judge rejected a move made by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that is becoming more common.
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced his office has petitioned the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to look into Constitution Pipeline Company’s (Constitution) alleged violations of federal law.
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) — The Justice Department has announced Corning International Kabushiki Kaisha (Corning International K.K.) will pay $66.5 million to settle allegations it fixed prices, rigged bids and allocated the market for ceramic substrates sold in the United States.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — The Environmental Protection Agency has announced Waters Technologies Corp., a Taunton-based company that manufactures materials for laboratory analysis, will pay $199,500 to settle allegations it violated state and federal hazardous waste laws.