BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Two agricultural organizations allege New York's Farm Labor Practices Act violates the 14th Amendment and that farms "will be unable to comply with its demands on day one."
Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Jackson National Life Distributors, LLC, and Jackson National Life Insurance Company of New York (collectively, "Jackson") will pay $20,500,000 to 21 complainants and furnish other relief to settle the EEOC's claims in a race, national origin, and sex discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
Heritage Charity Auction & Awards, Inc., a manufacturer and seller of display cases for memorabilia and auction company located in Cumming, Ga., will pay $19,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has not yet ruled on a motion filed in October that asks him to reconsider his decision to let continue a PFAS lawsuit that does not allege the chemicals have caused any of the diseases to which they are linked.
HAGATNA, Guam (Legal Newsline) – The Government of Guam alleges chemical agents produced by 3M and others that were used at former military installations have polluted the U.S. territory's environment.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A state agency must consider in much more detail the siting and type of compressor station that should be constructed along a gas pipeline before giving approval, an appeals court has ruled.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – On Dec. 23, the Supreme Court of Georgia ruled that Federal Railroad Safety Act claims don’t cancel out the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) in a lawsuit against Norfolk Southern Railway.
BOSTON, Mass. (Legal Newsline) – On Dec. 31, the Massachusetts Supreme Court determined that a student publication cannot be liable for republishing a police log and photo that asked for the public’s help in identifying a man who was suspected to have taken part in suspicious activity.