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- Lexington Herald-Leader
The company was once blasted by John Oliver on “Last Week Tonight,” who said the company was “ruthless” in denying payment for health care costs.
Jessica Gonzalez, a senior test analyst at Activision Blizzard who has been instrumental in employees' collective action efforts, is resigning from the company.Driving the news: Gonzalez, who's been with the company for over two years, announced her resignation internally and via Twitter on Tuesday, noting that her last day will be Dec. 10: "I have made the decision to leave Blizzard by putting my wellbeing first," she wrote.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for f
LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) -The head of Qatar Airways on Tuesday called on Airbus to admit that it had a problem with flaws on the surface of its A350 jets and ruled out buying freighter planes from the European company, effectively handing a potential deal to rival Boeing. Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker confirmed that the Gulf airline had grounded 20 of the long-range A350 jets in a months-long dispute over paint and other surface damage that has also prompted the airline to halt further deliveries.
- NBC News
'I can’t even afford to buy a cart of groceries': Spiraling inflation leaves some grocery workers struggling
Two weeks ago, Mendy Hughes used $4 from her thinning bank account to pick up a family dinner from McDonald’s on her day off as a cashier at Walmart, the
- The Des Moines Register
New trial ordered for West Des Moines clinic ordered to pay $1.4M to man who mistakenly received a vasectomy
Zaw Zaw thought he was getting a circumcision. His urology clinic performed a vasectomy instead.. A jury ordered the clinic to pay him $1.4 million.
- ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Last week, the NFL and St. Louis resolved their differences in exchange for an eventual payment in the amount of $790 million. That’s a lot. But could St. Louis have gotten more? The answer, both as to last Tuesday and through the conclusion of a trial, is yes. As to the latter point, the plaintiffs [more]
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- The Conversation
Quitting your job or thinking about joining the ‘great resignation’? Here's what an employment lawyer advises
A record number of Americans are telling their managers, 'I quit.' labsas/iStock via Getty ImagesRecord numbers of Americans have quit their jobs in recent months, with more than 4.4 million submitting their resignation in September alone. Millions more may be preparing to follow them to the exits – one survey found that around a third of workers wanted to make a career change. But one of the things I learned over the years as a lawyer and later as a professor specializing in employment law is t
- Associated Press
When then-California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first law requiring women on boards of publicly traded companies, he suggested it might not survive legal challenges. Three years later, a judge will begin hearing evidence Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court that could undo the law credited with giving more women seats in boardrooms traditionally dominated by men. The California law has spurred other states to adopt or consider similar laws.
- Charlotte Observer
The changes are about to start for the bank, which is planning to bring all of its employees back to the office beginning Jan. 10, a date that’s been pushed back three times.
You know the first rule: You don’t talk about Fight Club. Yet a new federal lawsuit is forcing a conversation about fight club rings—namely, whether their unique designs are protected under intellectual property law. BYB Extreme Fighting Series, a Miami-based provider of bare-knuckle fighting events, charges that rival Triller Fight Club has unlawfully infringed BYB’s […]
It’s no secret that manufacturing isn’t the economic force it once was in the United States. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that 7.5 million manufacturing jobs have been lost since the peak in 1969. A variety of factors … Continue reading → The post Best Places to Work in Manufacturing – 2021 Edition appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
- The Marion Star
The Warners have until Friday at 8 a.m. to report to the Marion County Sheriff's Office to return to prison.
- Associated Press
Infowars host Alex Jones' lawyers are trying to get his free speech defense and other claims before a jury to argue that he is not liable for damages for calling the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax years ago. The effort comes despite a Connecticut judge ruling this month that Jones was liable by default in a defamation lawsuit brought by relatives of some of the victims, saying he repeatedly failed to turn over some documents, including financial records. Defendants who are found liable by default in lawsuits are not allowed to present their arguments against liability at hearings on damages unless they filed a “notice of defense,” which Jones and his lawyers did last Wednesday.
An Alabama woman who says she was falsely arrested for shoplifting at a Walmart and then threatened by the company after her case was dismissed has been awarded $2.1 million in damages.
Oil futures can shake off the omicron-inspired selloff and “overshoot” to the upside, potentially “overshooting” to $150 a barrel in 2023 with OPEC+ “firmly in the driver's seat,” say analysts at J.P. Morgan.
- WLS – Chicago
Blagojevich's federal court filing, which was already delayed once and had been due by the end of the day Tuesday.
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Gap Inc has settled federal charges that it routinely discriminated against employees who were not U.S. citizens because of their immigration status, the Department of Justice said on Monday. It ends a 3-1/2-year-old probe into Gap, which did not admit wrongdoing and said its actions did not violate a 1986 federal law against immigration-related employment discrimination. Gap was accused of unnecessarily "reverifying" the employment eligibility of some lawful permanent residents and naturalized U.S. citizens, and requiring some employees to provide specific immigration documents to confirm their eligibility to work.
- Business Insider
The White House is taking aim at 'the cartel of shipping companies' that control global trade amid supply chain chaos
"Price-gouging by the ocean shipping cartel" is behind the inconvenience and inflation slamming holiday-season shopping, the White House said.