NEW YORK — The U.S. government is suing an upstate New York porous materials business, over allegations its plant manager used racial slurs and sexist remarks against employees.
BALTIMORE — A major milk producer in the Baltimore-Washington area, has agreed to a settlement that resolves charges by the federal government that the company violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by prohibiting disabled employees to park in spots reserved for them.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government is suing Washington Hospital Center Corporation DBA MedStar Washington Hospital and MedStar Health, Inc., (together MedStar) for allegedly refusing to accommodate an employee who suffered a knee injury while on the job.
HONOLULU — A federal agency alleges a Hawaii communication company's inflexible leave and attendance policies violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
ABERDEEN, Miss. — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, alleges a consumer loan and finance company is paying female branch managers less than their male co-workers for doing the same work.
PHOENIX — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing a nationwide health care provider for jails and prisons, alleging it discriminated against employees with disabilities through the company's 100 percent return-to-work policy and other actions.
Nonprofits allege Department of Health and Human Services is unreasonably delaying rule implementation
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Several medical nonprofits have filed suit against a federal agency over delays in implementation of a final rule.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., and its former CEO have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle charges by the federal government that they mislead investors on the impact a negative documentary had on the company's reputation and business.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A settlement reached between the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and NetSpend, will allow the federal government to issue more than $10 million in refunds to NetSpend customers who were denied or delayed activation of their NetSpend prepaid debit cards after the company blocked customers from using the cards.
CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – The federal government alleges a New Hampshire municipality's wastewater treatment facility is operating in violation of federal law.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal court has granted the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) request for a temporary restraining order prohibiting two operators of rental listing websites from making false claims regarding availability of apartment units and Section 8 vouchers.
NEW YORK — A New York social service agency has agreed to a $60,000 settlement with the federal government to resolve charges the agency refused to remove confidential information about an employee's disability from a duty log, which could be accessed by other employees, and then firing her for filing a complaint.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal agency's claims of disability discrimination involving an employee with breast cancer against a hotel owner/operator which operates under franchise agreements with Marriott International, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Hilton and Best Western, have been settled.
DENVER — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has reached a $153,000 settlement with Teamsters Local Union No. 455 to resolve allegations the union denied fair representation to some of its members faced with discrimination.
LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Agency (EEOC) alleges a regional fast food chain violated federal law when it subjected three young female workers to inappropriate sexual comments and unwanted touching by male supervisory officials.
Del. judge throws out talc suits from out-of-state plaintiffs against J&J; SCOTUS decision on jurisdiction was a factor
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware judge has dismissed some claims filed by female users of Johnson & Johnson’s talc powder products who claimed that using this product on their perineal area caused ovarian cancer.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit filed over injuries sustained in a fall on an icy parking lot was dismissed because the judge ruled that the plaintiff had failed to present enough evidence to prove her claims.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – The Massachusetts Supreme Court rejected an appeal from two corporations that challenged the constitutionality of state law prohibiting political contributions.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Health care conglomerate Johnson & Johnson's alleged failure to honor its own pledge on the issue of asbestos and talc in its baby powder will end in a New Jersey woman being forced to pay the ultimate price, her attorney stated during opening arguments in the latest case over allegations its products caused mesothelioma.