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Deportation of Honduran Teen Blocked Under Coronavirus Rule

A federal court in Washington, D.C., blocked the deportation of a 16-year-old Honduran boy as part of the first legal challenge to a controversial Trump administration policy that invoked the Public Health Service Act to turn back thousands of immigrants at … Continue reading

More Women Join Workplace Sexual Harrassment Suit Against McDonalds

More women are joining the lawsuit against McDonald’s, which is accused of failing to respond to workplace sexual harassment here in mid-Michigan. Back in November, Jenna Ries filed a lawsuit saying she was harassed and sexually assaulted during her three … Continue reading

Payless Sues Martha Stewart for $1M After Emerging from Bankruptcy

After emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Payless ShoeSource is taking Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. to court. In an attempt to reclaim a $1 million payment it made to Martha Stewart Living prior to filing for Chapter 11 protection in February 2019, Payless filed a … Continue reading

Facebook to Potentially Convert Neiman Marcus Space Following Bankruptcy

Facebook would convert Neiman Marcus’ store on the fifth through seventh floors of Related Companies’ seven-story Hudson Yards retail structure in Hudson Yards, WWD reported. A source told WWD that Neiman Marcus wants to ditch the store after it filed for bankruptcy in May and Related has … Continue reading

DoorDash Faces Lawsuit Over Alleged Employee Mistreatment

Delivery company DoorDash is facing a lawsuit from the San Francisco district attorney over allegedly illegally classifying its workers as contractors rather than employees. The charge comes with the accusation that the company failed to help its employees navigate the economic fallout … Continue reading

Morgan Stanley Sued for Discrimination by Former Head of Diversity

The former head of diversity at Morgan Stanley is suing the firm and two of its top executives, including CEO James Gorman, for racial and gender discrimination.  According to the lawsuit, which was filed on Tuesday, Marilyn Booker was fired … Continue reading

KKR Wins Auction to Buy Borden Dairy Out of Bankruptcy

Private equity giant KKR and Capitol Peak have won the auction to buy Borden Dairy out of bankruptcy, according to court documents and people familiar with the matter. The deal still needs to be approved by the bankruptcy court in Delaware, where … Continue reading

Federal Government Sued Over Illegal Expulsion of Unaccompanied Migrant Teen

Several nonprofit organizations have sued the federal government on behalf of an unaccompanied 13-year-old migrant girl from El Salvador who was expelled to her home country recently without proper processing by DHS officials under a new policy enacted by the … Continue reading

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