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Public Input on ‘Anti-American’ Training Sought by Trump DOL

The public can now weigh in on workplace training that involves “stereotyping or scapegoating” based on race or sex by submitting comments to the U.S. Labor Department, which is enforcing a recent executive order that’s gotten blowback from business groups.

Trump Administration ‘Warp Speed’ Bid to Hurt ESG: Green Insight

Despite widespread objections from the money management industry, President Donald Trump, through the U.S. Department of Labor led by Eugene Scalia, is speeding ahead with a proposal to make it more difficult for fiduciaries of retirement plans to direct money to ESG-focused funds.

Five Guys’ $1.2 Million Wage Deal Nixed Again for Drafting Woes

A $1.2 million settlement between Five Guys and thousands of employees in California who were affected by alleged wage-law violations was rejected for a second time by a federal judge who identified multiple inconsistencies between the approval motion, the actual agreement, and the proposed class notice.

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Gig Economy Workers, App-Based Companies, and the Law

App-based companies and state governments are at odds over how to properly classify gig economy workers.

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