We are watching some of the challenges of process design and implementation play out on the global stage, as we watch healthcare systems try to contain the Ebola virus.
A new class action lawsuit alleges that on LinkedIn “any potential employer can anonymously dig into the employment history of any LinkedIn member, and make hiring and firing decisions based upon the information they gather, without the knowledge of the member, and without any safeguards in place as to the accuracy of the information that the potential employer has obtained.”
As the new Modernization of Poultry Inspection rule went into effect Monday, the Pew Charitable Trusts and Center for Science in the Public Interest released their review of global meat and poultry inspection systems.
Signaling its intent to pursue its viewpoint that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (including transgender identity), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has taken several recent steps to advance its theory that Title VII’s statutory term “sex” has broad application within the meaning of the federal employment discrimination law.
President Obama Signs Executive Order Aimed at Protecting the Security of Consumer Financial Transactions
On Friday, President Obama signed an Executive Order directed at securing consumer transactions and sensitive data, improving consumer identify theft remediation, and better securing personal information on federally run websites.
CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman Files Third Annual Report Highlighting Bureau’s Hot Button Issues in Student Lending
The CFPB released its third Annual Report of the Student Loan Ombudsman, Rohit Chopra, discussing complaints received by the CFPB about private student loans and the lessons drawn by the Ombudsman from those complaints.
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the worst medical outbreak of the disease in recorded history.
The time has come for the Portland City Council to approve the use of body video cameras on all Portland Police officers.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. recently filed suit against Affliction Holdings over its use of “AF” on its “American Fighter” brand of clothing.
“It is difficult to overstate how much the regulatory landscape for hedge fund managers has changed over the past four years.”