AJFC Community Action Inc. – a Natchez, Mississippi-based non-profit agency providing Head Start services to children – has paid $62,603 in back wages to 33 employees after a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation identified overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The International Trade Commission (ITC) is a powerful and popular venue to enforce intellectual property rights and curtail unfair trade practices, with the primary remedy being exclusion of infringing products from the U.S.
Bradley is pleased to announce that Haydn Richards, Jr., a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office, has been re-elected as chair of the Industry Advisory Council of the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR).
A Plus Care Solutions, Inc., a supplier of direct professional caregivers to clients with disabilities, has agreed to pay $200,000 and furnish injunctive relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
Now, Rannazzisi is helping private lawyers pin the blame squarely on manufacturers and distributors of opioids, as well as pharmacies. A post-DEA alliance with trial lawyers has been worth six figures for Rannazzisi, who has been hailed as a whistleblower by those cheering attempts to prosecute the opioid industry for the nation’s addiction crisis.
SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – A former Mormon residing in North Carolina has filed a lawsuit against the church over allegations it manipulated and concealed facts and beliefs regarding the foundational history of the Mormon church.
JUNEAU, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – On Aug. 27, Alaska Attorney General Kevin G. Clarkson penned a letter to Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy on how a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling concerning union dues and fees will adversely impact all state employees.
TAMPA (Florida Record) – Navient Solutions scored another victory last week when a federal court in Florida dismissed a lawsuit against a Virginia-based provider of federally owned or guaranteed students loans, saying plaintiffs failed to make their case on any of their allegations.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Chamber Litigation Center has filed an amicus brief in support of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s fight against a proposed "negotiation class" of private attorneys representing cities and counties in the massive opioid multidistrict litigation.
BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Pet sellers allege that Maryland's soon-to-be-enacted ban on the sales of dogs and cats in retail stores is unconstitutional and will cause pet sales to be conducted in unregulated marketplaces.