NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced a lawsuit against G6 Hospitality, which does business as Motel 6, for allegations of placing a pregnant employee on leave solely due to her pregnancy.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that The King's Way Baptist Church Inc., an independent Baptist church in Douglasville, Georgia that operates the King's Way Christian School, will pay $25,000 after allegations of employment discrimination.
Luv N’ Care Ltd., headquartered in Louisiana and one of the leading baby product companies in the world, plans to file a response to Goldberg Cohen LLP’s lawsuit against it later this month. The company says its malpractice lawsuit, filed last year and dismissed last month, had nothing to do with fees.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The American Bar Association (ABA) expanded its Model Rules of Professional Responsibility regarding professional misconduct at its annual meeting in San Francisco in early August.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Donald Watkins and his companies have been charged with defrauding professional athletes and other investors out of millions, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an administrative order to New York City, mandating that it draft a plan to address continued sewer backups into residents’ basements and other public and private property.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced a mortgage relief operation and its companies will be banned from the mortgage loan modification and debt relief business.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) — Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) have announced a lawsuit against gasoline manufacturers in order to recover expenses associated with the cleanup of the gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) — Julep Beauty Inc. and its owner Jane Park will pay $3 million after allegations of deceptive “negative option” marketing tactics, said Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $20,964 settlement with George Mason University, resolving allegations related to fuel oil discharge at a storage facility in Fairfax, Virginia.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — RBC Capital Markets LLC will pay $2.5 million after allegations of false and misleading statements during a valuation analysis, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) — Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has announced the approval of the proposed affiliation between LMW Healthcare (Westerly Hospital) and Yale-New Haven Health Services Corporation.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has announced a settlement with Libre Technology Inc. for allegations of charging Massachusetts borrowers unlawful upfront fees, among other charges. The settlement comes as part of Healey’s ongoing effort to curb student lending industry abuses.