The U.S. government’s principal workplace safety agency can’t show that its inspection policies and regulations were effective in combating workplace Covid-19 infections, according to a new report from the U.S. Labor Department’s inspector general.
President Joe Biden’s CFPB nominee Rohit Chopra said the agency will have a much more aggressive enforcement unit in areas such as fair lending and mortgage servicing if he wins Senate confirmation to the post.
U.S. Supreme Court justices grappled with a case that could further weaken the landmark Voting Rights Act, suggesting they would back two Arizona ballot restrictions while exploring possible middle grounds on the standard that would apply to future lawsuits.
The consumers leading a proposed chicken price-fixing class action over an alleged industrywide scheme revealed a $99 million settlement with Tyson Foods Inc., part of a larger $104 million “icebreaker” deal they disclosed in a Chicago federal court.
President Joe Biden’s pledge to revive talks among the world’s biggest emitting nations has raised concern among some key U.S. industries that they could be on the losing end of any effort to set sector-specific limits on carbon emissions.