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Noncompete Policing Boosted With Second Agency Entering Fray

The Biden administration’s chief labor law enforcer created an immediate problem for employers that use noncompete agreements even as they await a broader ban on those restrictive contracts from another agency, the Federal Trade Commission.

Starbucks Is Racking Up Labor Law Violations as Rulings Roll in

Starbucks Corp. has repeatedly violated federal labor law, a growing number of administrative rulings have found. Former NLRB members and agency attorneys say the cases shed light on the coffee chain’s potential legal strategy for handling complaints related to its effort to fight unionization.

High Court Curbs Shareholder Suits in Partial Salesforce Win

The US Supreme Court limited the ability of shareholders to sue over misleading statements issued by companies when they go public through a direct listing, giving a partial victory to Salesforce Inc.’s Slack unit.

Universal Health’s ‘Trifling’ Investor Settlement Gets Rejected

Universal Health Services Inc. board members and the shareholder who challenged certain insider stock options must go back to the drawing board if they want to settle their court fight, a Delaware judge ruled Thursday.

Litigation Funders Say Capital Becomes Scarce as Recession Looms

The desire of law firms and their clients for litigation finance is running into the tight financial markets, leaving too few dollars for a burgeoning demand.

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DuPont, Chemours, Corteva to Pay $1.19 Billion in PFAS Pact

DuPont de Nemours Inc., Chemours Co. and DuPont spinoff Corteva Inc.agreed to pay $1.185 billion to resolve hundreds of pollution claims by cities, towns and local water agencies over “forever chemicals” that allegedly fouled waters across the US.

American Airlines Hit With Class Suit Over ESG 401(k) Funds

An American Airlines Inc. pilot filed a proposed class action claiming the airline’s 401(k) plan is filled with investments that pursue “leftist political agendas” through environmental, social, and corporate governance strategies.

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