Animation Studios Settle Wage Theft Lawsuit

Animation Studios Settle Wage Theft Lawsuit

For most people, Hollywood is the place where dreams come true. The talented artists, actors, musicians and comedians who go to Los Angeles to pursue their passions are among some of the most daring and competitive people in the world. When they hit ...

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Starbucks Closes Nationwide for HR Workshop

Starbucks Closes Nationwide for HR Workshop

Starbucks stores across the country closed earlier this week to hold anti-bias training for their employees. This move comes on the heels of a controversial incident in one of the company’s Philadelphia stores. Two black men were arrested for l...

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Assistant Awarded After Illegal Retaliation

Assistant Awarded After Illegal Retaliation

A Virginia executive assistant has been awarded $50,555 after being unfairly retaliated against by her supervisor. The woman was fired soon after requesting time off under the Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA. She says her supervisor placed an adver...

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FL Company Defrauded Medicare, Feds Say

A Florida respiratory equipment supplier has agreed to pay $9.68 million after being accused of violating the False Claims Act. The company admitted to billing portable oxygen contents to Medicare for people who did not use or need them. The company,...

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Lab Ordered Unnecessary Cancer Tests, Feds Say

Lab Ordered Unnecessary Cancer Tests, Feds Say

A San Diego laboratory has been ordered to pay $2 million in fines after facing allegations of defrauding the federal government. The lab, Biotheranostics, Inc. performed the Breast Cancer Index test on patients who did not need it done. Necessary on...

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Woman Fired After Reporting Harassment

Woman Fired After Reporting Harassment

A Sentara Healthcare worker says she was fired after reporting a colleague’s inappropriate behavior. The woman says she was the subject of repeated sexual harassment from a coworker. When behavior escalated and she reported him to their supervi...

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SEC Whistleblower Tips Up 50 Percent Since 2012

SEC Whistleblower Tips Up 50 Percent Since 2012

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission say they have received 50 percent more tips this year when compare to fiscal year 2012. That’s more than 4,400 tips from concerned whistleblowers hoping to gain protection and award money from the SEC...

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