WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Texas distribution company did not pay its hourly employees for "pre-shift" work and failed to keep proper record keeping in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the U.S. Department of Labor alleges.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Citibank has reached a $38.7 million settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to resolve charges that the bank inappropriately gave American depository receipts (ADRs) to brokers prior to thousands of transactions without the required corresponding foreign shares in a depository bank.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the guilty plea of a former Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) executive to participating in what the department is calling a "billion-dollar international money laundering scheme" involving the Venezuelan state-owned oil company.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the guilty plea of a former Venezuelan State-Owned Oil Company Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) executive to particpating in what the DOJ is calling a "billion-dollar international money laundering scheme" involving the Venezuelan state-owned oil company.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — An online student loan refinancier has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to resolve allegations the company made incorrect statements in print, online and in broadcast media advertisements in an attempt to deceive customers on loan refinancing.
U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: MPW Industrial Services to Pay $170,000 To Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit
MPW Industrial Services, Inc., a Hebron, Ohio industrial cleaning company, will pay $170,0000 to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
DALLAS — A Dallas-based metal recycling company has been cited by the federal government following the hospitalization of one its employees who was crushed by a stack of pipes.
CLEVELAND — Two managers of an Ohio manufacturing company have been indicted by a federal grand jury in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio for their alleged attempts to obstruct a federal agency's investigation into the workplace death of a company worker.
NEW YORK — More than 400 employees of Fedcap Rehabilitation Services Inc., a federal contractor, will receive restitution as part of a $2.8 million settlement to resolve the company's failure to pay the workers' required "fringe benefits" into their retirement accounts.
SEATTLE — A staffing and recruiting agency in Washington state faces a lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it turned away a job applicant for being deaf.
OMAHA — A federal agency has filed a lawsuit against a Nebraska restaurant, alleging its manager failed to stop one of the restaurant supervisors from sexually harassing a teenage female employee.
CINCINNATI — An Ohio industrial cleaning company has reached a settlement with a federal agency to resolve a lawsuit alleging that two African-American workers at its Kentucky operation were subjected to racial harassment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries LTD., is requesting the U.S. Federal Trade Commission reopen and modify a 2012 order involving a merger between Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Actavis Inc.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — ReadyTech Corp. and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have reached a settlement that resolves charges by the commission that the company falsely claimed it was certifying its compliance under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Texas businessman who called himself the "Frack Master" has reached a $25 million settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and will serve 12 years in federal prison over allegations of running a securities fraud scheme.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Florida farm has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after the death of a farm worker from a lighting strike.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Minnesota food service company accused of gender pay discrimination by the U.S. Department of Labor has agreed to pay $399,000 in back pay and interest to nearly 100 female employees at its Minnesota facility, according to the federal government.