• MN Climate Lawsuit First To Target Koch

    A lawsuit filed by the state of Minnesota names as a defendant, for the first time in the short history of climate change litigation, Koch Industries, whose principals Charles Koch and the late David Koch have been...

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  • Former CEO Of Municipal Utility In FLA Is Sued, Massive Fraud Alleged

    The largest municipal utility in Florida has sued its former CEO, alleging he attempted to orchestrate a privatization plan what would pay him and other senior executives hundreds of millions of dollars in performance payouts. As part...

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  • How Not To Do “Austerity Rollouts”

    Some law firms have already furloughed employees, cut salaries or laid off employees in response to the Covid crisis, and many others likely have austerity plans in the works. Common decency and regard for others dictates how...

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  • End Times Near? Executives Cutting Their Own Salaries

    By the end of March, hundreds of companies worldwide had announced “drastic cuts" to the pay of senior executives...

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  • Big Law Firms “Pay-To-Play” In Oregon

    A report from Oregon Public Broadcasting finds that several national law firms are contributing big bucks to the political campaigns of Oregon public officials who hire outside counsel for the state’s class action lawsuits targeting corporations. Since...

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  • Unions Strike Back

    After decades of declining strike activity, 2018 proved to be an active year, with workers in both public and private sectors taking to the streets. This happened despite the fact that in 2018 the density of union...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Fair Pay Audits Can Help In The Event Of Litigation

    The pay gap between men and woman persists even though the federal Equal Pay Act has been on the books for more than 50 years, state and local laws have been passed, and lawsuits alleging pay disparities...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Bankruptcies, Loan Delinquencies & Recession Jitters

    A recent report from the American Bankruptcy Institute finds commercial chapter 11 filings were up 19 percent in August compared to the previous year, and a post from the American Farm Bureau Federation says that annual average...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Trump “Opportunity Zones” Are A Bonanza For High-End Real Estate Lawyers

    The opportunity was supposed to accrue to people living in low-income areas of certain cities, but this investigative piece from the New York Times says those people appear to be at the bottom of the beneficiary list....

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Amazon Will Spend $700M To Retrain Third Of Its Workforce

    In the face of the tightest labor market in decades and persistent criticism over working conditions for its low-wage workers, Amazon has announced a plan to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce by 2025, at a...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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