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Wells Fargo’s board of directors has voted to fire four senior managers in connection with an ongoing investigation stemming from last year’s scandal over 1.5 million phony bank accounts opened in customers’ names, the bank announced Tuesday.
The owners of the S.S. El Faro, a cargo ship that sank near the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin in 2015, have settled 17 claims brought by a variety of companies and the families of some of the crew members who died, according to documents filed Tuesday in Florida federal court.
A Wisconsin federal judge on Tuesday tossed suits alleging gender bias and retaliation from two former employees of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, ruling that they failed to state a claim and the tribe had sovereign immunity against the suits.
The National Labor Relations Board general counsel's office has penned an advice memo clarifying the precedent set by an August board decision, saying that businesses must bargain with unions over certain types of serious discipline between the time a bargaining unit is certified and a bargaining agreement is signed.
The U.S. Supreme Court appeared skeptical Tuesday over whether the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission should be afforded broad authority to subpoena personnel information, as the justices considered whether appellate courts should use a deferential standard to review the enforcement of subpoenas.