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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Cooper Machine Company to Pay $20,000 to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Apr 30, 2019

Cooper Machine Company, Inc., a Wadley, Ga., company that sells and manufactures equipment used in the sawmill industry, will pay $20,000 and provide other relief to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: A & F Fire Protection to Pay $407,500 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Apr 29, 2019

A & F Fire Protection Co., Inc., a fire sprinkler and fire standpipe contractor located in West Babylon, N.Y., has agreed to pay $407,500 and take substantial non-monetary corrective action to settle a race discrimination, hostile work environment, and retali­ation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Jonathan Wohlwend Rejoins Bradley’s Birmingham Office as Intellectual Property Associate

By Bradley Arant Boult Cummings | Apr 29, 2019

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings issued the following announcement on April 23.Bradley is pleased to announce that Jonathan D.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Margaret Oertling Cupples Receives Award from Mississippi Children's Museum

By Bradley Arant Boult Cummings | Apr 29, 2019

Bradley is pleased to announce that Margaret Oertling Cupples, managing partner of the firm’s Jackson office, has received the Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) Preston Myers Hays Award of Light for exemplary service to the museum.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Golden Corral to Pay $31,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Apr 29, 2019

A Golden Corral restaurant franchisee located in Augusta, Ga., will pay $31,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Federal Contractor to Pay $1,650,452 in Back Wages and Benefits After U.s. Department of Labor Investigation

By U.S. Department of Labor | Apr 23, 2019

McKesson Specialty Distribution LLC – a California-based distributor for a federally funded children's vaccine program – will pay $1,650,452 in back wages and fringe benefits to 515 employees after discovering and self-reporting violations of the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) and the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (CWHSSA) to the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Safeway to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Apr 23, 2019

National grocery store chain Safeway, Inc. will pay $75,000 and make significant changes to its policies and hiring practices to resolve a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Saint Thomas Health to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Suit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Apr 23, 2019

Saint Thomas Health (STH), operating Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tenn., will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.s. Department of Labor Recovers $53,100 for Employees After Investigation Uncovers Wage Violations at North Carolina Restaurant

By U.S. Department of Labor | Apr 23, 2019

– After an investigation by the a U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), La Rancherita Inc. – operating as La Rancherita Mexican Restaurant in Apex, North Carolina – has paid $53,100 in back wages to 18 employees to resolve violations of the overtime, minimum wage, and recordkeeping requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION: Sara Cortes and David Bartels Named Deputy Chief Counsels of the Division of Investment Management

By U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission | Apr 22, 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Sara Cortes and David P. Bartels have been named Deputy Chief Counsels of the Division of Investment Management.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Restructuring Attorney Eric Howe Joins Greenberg Traurig in Minneapolis

By Greenberg Traurig LLP | Apr 16, 2019

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues its strategic growth of its Minneapolis office with the addition Eric J. Howe as a shareholder in the Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Locke Lord’s Boston Office Managing Partner Matt McTygue To ‎Receive LGBT ‎Business Trailblazer Award From Boston ‎Business Journal

By Locke Lord | Apr 16, 2019

Matt McTygue, Managing Partner of Locke Lord’s Boston office, has been selected by the Boston Business Journal to receive its LGBT Business Trailblazer Award, which recognizes his distinguished record of leadership in the LGBT community.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: Four McGuireWoods Partners Named to Elite List of BTI Client Service All-Stars

By McGuireWoods LLP | Apr 16, 2019

McGuireWoods partners Geoff Cockrell, Peter Covington, Vishwa Link and Rick Viola are singled out by corporate counsel for client service excellence in BTI Consulting Group’s 2019 Client Service All-Stars report.

From Cook County Record

DLA PIPER: Firm announces partnership promotions for 2019

By DLA Piper | Apr 15, 2019

DLA Piper made the following announcement on April 2

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorney Maria Fracassa Dwyer to Speak at the 44th Annual Labor and Employment Law Institute

By Clark Hill PLC | Apr 15, 2019

Clark Hill issued the following announcement on April 8.Maria Fracassa Dwyer, Member in Clark Hill’s Labor & Employment group, will speak at the 44th Annual Labor and Employment Law Institute on April 11, 2019 at the Inn at St. John’s.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Aviation Industry Attorney Rachel Welford Returns to Cozen O’Connor’s Transportation and Trade Group

By Cozen & O'Connor | Apr 15, 2019

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that aviation industry attorney Rachel Welford has returned to the firm’s Transportation & Trade Group.

DLA PIPER: DLA Piper advises Vivo Capital as lead investor in Series D financing for MacuLogix

By DLA Piper | Apr 11, 2019

DLA Piper represented Vivo Capital, LLC as the lead investor in US$38.7 million Series D financing for MacuLogix, Inc.

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