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If companies are not careful about how messages regarding workplace harassment are communicated, and don’t first take the time to think about how some workers will perceive them, it can actually create the very problem they're trying to avoid, says Jack Schaedel of Scali Rasmussen.
A former Fiat Chrysler executive pled guilty to several counts in Michigan federal court Monday stemming from his alleged role in a scheme to pay off a onetime United Automobile Workers vice president and his wife with more than $1.5 million in cash and gifts, prosecutors announced.
Car electronics maker Harman International Industries Inc. asked an Illinois federal judge on Friday to grant summary judgment in a suit by owners of some Jeeps and other Fiat Chrysler models who are concerned that their vehicles are vulnerable to hacking and remote takeover.
The U.S. Supreme Court asked the solicitor general Monday to weigh in on a widow’s review request contending that a lower court wrongly said her attempts to seek recovery of her late husband’s Ford pension benefits under a section of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act barred her from pursuing a fiduciary duty claim under a different section.
Bankrupt GST AutoLeather Inc.’s bid to sell its assets to its senior lenders in a deal valued at $172 million failed to get off the ground Monday after volatile infighting between secured and unsecured creditors flared up, leaving the proposed sale caught in the crossfire.