Five years have now passed since the SEC filed its civil action against “Sir” R. Allen Stanford’s bogus $7 billion banking empire, the second-largest Ponzi scheme to be exposed in US history.
On Saturday January 11, 2014, arbitrator Frank Horowitz reduced Alex Rodriguez’s suspension from 211 games to 162 games (plus any 2014 post-season games) for his use of performance enhancing drugs (“PEDs”) and obstruction of the MLB’s investigation into his use of PEDs.
In 2012, a local rug cleaning company in Virginia, Hadeed Oriental Rug Cleaning (“Hadeed”), filed a defamation action against the authors of seven critical reviews it received on Yelp, indicating that the reviews falsely stated that Hadeed provided poor service.
Come One, Come All: Court Upholds New Jersey’s Ban On Job Advertisements Requiring Current Employment
Over the past several years, several states and cities have adopted legislation designed to aid unemployed workers in securing employment, including Oregon, the District of Columbia, and New York City.
LinkedIn, the social networking site popular among professionals, recently filed suit in the US District Court for the Northern District of California against unknown users who deployed automated software programs known as “bots” to register thousands of fake LinkedIn profiles and “scrape” LinkedIn’s servers for member data.
When there is news of faith-based groups, student associations, worker centers, and other community organizations confronting employers, the appropriate response may be to borrow a classic New Orleans line: who dat?
The DOJ has released its Fiscal Year (“FY”) 2013 totals for civil settlements and judgments recovered under the federal False Claims Act (“FCA”).
With the Eastern half of the United States bracing for heavy snow and freezing temperatures this week, many employers will close businesses due to icy and snowy road conditions.
A few weeks ago, we posted about the Fifth Circuit’s decision in the D.R. Horton case and the NLRB’s doctrine of non-acquiescence.