One of my favorite movies is Risky Business, the 1983 classic featuring a young Tom Cruise playing high school kid Joel Goodson.
Well, it happened. The biggest employment discrimination class action settlement of 2013 is now in the books. On December 6, 2013, Judge Robert Gettleman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois gave final approval to the $160 million settlement of Plaintiffs’ class claims in McReynolds, et al. v. Merrill Lynch, Case No. 05-CV-6583 (N.D. Ill. Dec. 6, 2013). Considering the 8-year legal battle that resulted in the settlement, the approval order – all 7 sentences of it – was anti-climactic.
Every Word Matters: Unfiltered Tweets from Kids On the Strong Start for America’s Children Act of 2013
Every word should matter, but in today’s media frenzy, the most important policymakers’ words often get lost or distorted. Here’s our daily, unfiltered roundup of the most important tweets by those shaping policy today, straight from them in 140 characters or less.
The Securities and Exchange Commission released helpful guidance on some of the practical aspects of the new Rule 506(c) exemption for private offerings using general solicitation and advertising.
The holiday season is upon us! This means parties, gift giving, and a flurry of merriment. For my wife and I, it also means having our 2-year old obsess over The Elf on the Shelf.
The Los Angeles Times recently published an article citing the injustice of denying baseball’s great labor leader a booth in the Hall, but they do not answer the question of “why.”
JP Morgan Chase has issued a warning that Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of over 465,000 holders of pre-paid cash cards may have been accessed by cyber hackers earlier this year.
The Mexican Senate has introduced a constitutional amendment that, if approved, would open the country’s oil market to foreign and private investors.
On October 31, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2013-71, which modifies the “use or lose” rule for flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and permits employers to amend their section 125 “cafeteria” plans to allow employees to carry over up to $500 in unused FSA contributions to the next plan year.