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Dollar General to Pay $6M to Settle Race Discrimination Suit

Major retail chain Dollar General will pay $6  million and furnish other relief to settle a class race discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced. According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, Dollar General, the … Continue reading

After Arbitration, Many Accused Harassers Return to Work

New research from Michigan State University revealed that almost half of accused harassers can go back to work when disputes are settled by arbitrators – or third-parties who resolve disputes. The findings, published by the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law … Continue reading

Delta Settles Overtime Lawsuit for $3.5M

Delta Air Lines has agreed to pay $3.5 million to a class of approximately 3,300 past and present Delta workers to settle claims that the airline failed to pay overtime as required under the provisions of California labor law. The dispute … Continue reading

5th Circuit Upholds Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction on Social Security Claims

In a case that could impact health care bankruptcies, where jurisdiction over Medicaid and Medicare claims in bankruptcy are often disputed, the Fifth Circuit, in In re Benjamin v. U.S. Social Sec. Admin., reversed the district court’s decision, holding bankruptcy courts … Continue reading

Time to start talking about bribery, extortion, and conspiracy

Democrats and other critics of President Trump should start talking instead about impeachable crimes that he has arguably committed in the Ukraine controversy. These are campaign finance law violations, bribery, extortion, and conspiracy against the United States. First, it is illegal for … Continue reading

The National Registry

        Welcome to The National Registry – A directory and rating website for U.S. lawyers and firms. We provide our consumers with an easier way to find an attorney, their rating, their services, and to browse information … Continue reading

NY City Pays $5.5M and Promotes Detective

John Collado was on his way to buy groceries one September afternoon in 2011 when he spotted a neighbor and a stranger fighting on his block and pulled them apart. “Stop! Stop! Stop!” Mr. Collado shouted as he stood between … Continue reading

‘Not Qualified’ Kentucky Federal Judge Confirmed

The Senate approved a University of Louisville law professor to a seat on a federal court in Kentucky, despite the American Bar Association deeming him not qualified for the position based on a lack of trial experience. Confirmed to the … Continue reading

DOL Bias Settlements Top $40M in Record Haul

The Labor Department obtained more than $40 million from monetary settlements in fiscal year 2019 for workers affected by alleged discrimination—a record amount for the agency, a DOL official told Bloomberg Law. The DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs … Continue reading

Walmart reaches $14M settlement over policy for pregnant workers

Walmart has reached a class action settlement over its one-time national policy that barred pregnant workers from being assigned lighter work in its stores. The proposed settlement, if approved by a federal judge in the Southern District of Illinois, will … Continue reading