SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced April 3 that he has joined eight attorneys general in sending a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) — Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin announced March 31 that he has joined a coalition of attorneys general in sending a letter to the U. S. House and Senate Appropriations committees. In the letter, the coalition expressed opposition to legislative and budgetary measures that would reduce the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) funding.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced March 31 that Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that will further delay the EPA’s Risk Management Program (RMP) Amendments. This decision allows the EPA to have more time in completing the amendment process.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 4 that Zale Delaware Inc., doing business as Piercing Pagoda, will pay $30,000 after allegations of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced April 5 that he has joined a coalition of attorneys general in urging Congress to oppose three resolutions that could strike down the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Final Rule regarding prepaid cards.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced charges April 5 against a local insurance agent, Arthur Sinuk, for alleged insurance fraud, money laundering and theft by deception.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) —The U.S. Department of Justice announced April 3 that Danone S.A. must divest its Stonyfield Farms business in order to complete a $12.5 billion acquisition of the WhiteWave Foods Company Inc.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced April 4 that Copley Advertising LLC, a digital advertising company, has been banned from using mobile geofencing technology to target women entering reproductive health facilities.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced a lawsuit March 31 against Mine Rite Technologies LLC for allegations of subjecting a veteran to a hostile work environment based on his disability.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A university's trustees are suing the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), citing alleged violation of federal law.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in March has reversed that of a lower court and has clarified the expectation of school districts with regards to individual education program agreements.
TRENTON, N.J.(Legal Newsline) – In a federal court in New Jersey, a company targeted by a Polish immigrant who has filed more than 30 lawsuits is trying to avoid contributing to his apparently growing bank account, as the case draws to a close.
The suit, originally filed in 2011, alleges C.R. England Inc. fraudulently induced thousands of drivers to enroll in its training schools by promising them either employment or the ability to earn desirable income as independent contractors, even though positions with the company were largely unavailable.