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  • December 14, 2017

    Louisville Athletics Says Pitino Must Repay Forfeited Funds

    The University of Louisville Athletics Association on Wednesday said former basketball head coach Rick Pitino should cover penalties the NCAA slapped the school with in June, lobbing counterclaims against Pitino in his Kentucky federal suit over his termination after a criminal bribery investigation involving the program he once led.

  • December 14, 2017

    Ex-Mets Player Says Japanese Contract Suit Should Stay Put

    A former player for the New York Mets on Thursday asked a Pennsylvania federal court to keep alive his suit against the owners of a Japanese baseball team, telling the court that the team reaching out to him while in his home state gives the court jurisdiction to hear his claims over a reneged contract.

  • December 14, 2017

    Bankrupt Coal Co. Asks To Pay Bonuses To Retain Workers

    Bankrupt coal producer Armstrong Energy Inc. on Wednesday asked a Missouri bankruptcy court for permission to hand out a $500-per-worker bonus to keep its mines operating in the face of impending layoff notices.

  • December 14, 2017

    Anti-Vaxxer Can't Sue Hospital Over Firing, 3rd Circ. Says

    A Philadelphia hospital was justified in firing an employee who refused to receive a flu shot, the Third Circuit affirmed on Thursday, finding in a precedential opinion that his opposition to vaccination was not based on his religious beliefs.

  • December 14, 2017

    BREAKING: NLRB Overturns Employee Handbook Standard

    The National Labor Relations Board overturned its 2004 Lutheran Heritage Village-Livonia standard for weighing the legality of employee handbook policies in a 3-2 decision Thursday, with the Republican majority saying the board should balance a given rule’s impact on workers’ rights and the employer’s reasons for maintaining it going forward.

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