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6th Circuit Rules Discrimination Violates Civil Rights Act

The 6th Circuit on March 7 ruled that discrimination against transgender employees is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Colorado’s...

Department of Justice to Expand Self-Disclosure Program

The U.S. Department of Justice favors its cooperation program for foreign bribery cases enough that it wants to apply it to other white-collar criminal...

Colorado Supreme Court Shuts Door on Stale Wage Claims

In a decision that potentially affects all employers and workers in Colorado, the state’s highest court ruled that employees, when fired, can’t seek unpaid...

SEC ‘Laser-Focused’ on Cybersecurity Issues

As data security breaches and privacy protection become a greater financial concern for companies, so do they for those companies’ investors. The Securities and...

Bill to Slow ‘Drive-By Lawsuits’ Passes U.S. House

A congressional bill that aims to curb so-called "drive-by lawsuits" under Title III passed the House of Representatives on Feb. 15 and is on...
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EEOC Lays Out Detailed Enforcement Plan

This month, the federal government’s antidiscrimination watchdog released enforcement statistics as well as a detailed roadmap for pursuing claims, giving employers both a detailed...

DOJ to Tamp Down Qui Tams

The U.S. Department of Justice has been reluctant to dismiss weak cases that whistleblowers bring under the False Claims Act. But a leaked DOJ...

Tenth Circuit Decision Underscores Limits of FCBA

When a plaintiff sued two credit card companies for a large purchase that never materialized, the district court tossed his claim because he paid...

CO Could Boost Cybersecurity Protections With New Bill

Colorado could raise the bar on how companies handle residents’ personal data if a bipartisan bill proves successful this session. State lawmakers introduced a bill...

DOL Ditches Six-Factor Intern Test

The U.S. Department of Labor is taking a cue from the courts and softening up the intern test they had described as “too rigid.” The...