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Chuck E. Cheese Reportedly Approaching Bankruptcy

It appears that Chuck E. Cheese’s plan to secretly sell pizza under another name was a flop. Now, the family entertainment center is approaching bankruptcy and might have to shutter all its locations. The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been kind to the popular kid’s restaurant. The Wall Street … Continue reading

Employee Files $10M Lawsuit After Burned in Oil-Rig Explosion

A Southeast Texas man who says he was burned in an oil rig explosion in Jasper County last year is suing the rig’s owner for $10 million in damages related to the explosion. While Brandon Fregia has been in treatment … Continue reading

Amazon Sued After Worker Brings Home Coronavirus and Cousin Dies

Amazon.com Inc has been sued for allegedly fostering the spread of the coronavirus by mandating unsafe working conditions, causing at least one employee to contract COVID-19, bring it home, and see her cousin die. The complaint was filed on Wednesday … Continue reading

AMC Theatres Reports $2.4 Billion Loss, Says Bankruptcy is a Concern

AMC Entertainment, the country’s largest exhibition chain, acknowledged in public filings on Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic could push it into bankruptcy. Noting that the onset of COVID-19 has forced it to shutter its more than 1,000 theaters and layoff … Continue reading

Amazon in Talks to Buy J.C. Penney

Amazon is reportedly in talks to buy the retail chain J.C. Penney, which recently filed for bankruptcy amid the coronavirus pandemic.  An Amazon team has headed to Texas to talk with J.C. Penney about buying the company, according to Women’s Wear Daily, a news source dedicated … Continue reading

Discrimination Against Employees Without COVID-19 Antibodies

Over the last few weeks public discussion has focused on how an antibody test for COVID-19 could provide a way to reopen the country while keeping the public safe. In addition to determining both the prevalence and lethality of COVID-19, … Continue reading

Megan Rapinoe Vows to Keep Fighting After Shock Verdict in Equal Pay Case

Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan said the US women’s national team will appeal against defeat in their equal pay lawsuit on Monday, describing the judge’s ruling in the case as “shocking”. In a widely unexpected decision on Friday, Judge Gary Klausner rejected … Continue reading

Trump Says He Will Halt Immigration; States Start to Reopen Businesses

President Trump said on Monday that he intended to close the United States to people trying to immigrate into the country to live and work, a drastic move that he said would protect American workers from foreign competition once the … Continue reading

Disability Rights Settles Lawsuit Alleging ‘Dangerous Conditions’ at Woodside

The state has agreed to make changes to its treatment of youth in its custody as part of a settlement in a lawsuit alleging “excessive” use of restraints and “dangerous conditions” at Vermont’s only juvenile detention facility.  The settlement resolves claims … Continue reading

Baseball Fans Sue MLB Over Ticket Money, Ask for Class Action

A pair of fans in New York sued Major League Baseball, Commissioner Rob Manfred and the 30 teams, asking for their money back for tickets and for certification of class-action status. The lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in … Continue reading