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The U.S. Department of Labor must face claims by a coalition of Democratic state attorneys general that a recently finalized joint employer rule is unlawful, a New York federal judge has ruled, saying the states have standing because the regulation might sap them of tax revenue and hike enforcement-related costs.
Monsanto urged a California appeals court Tuesday to undo its $78 million loss in the first trial on allegations its weedkiller Roundup causes cancer, arguing that a school groundskeeper's claim is preempted by federal law because it focuses only on Roundup's labeling — which is the purview of federal regulators.
The investor set claiming to have sustained the most losses from alleged misconduct by Luckin Coffee has dropped out of a fiery competition for appointment as lead plaintiff in a stock-drop suit against the Chinese coffee chain.
A Missouri man has sued a CBD company after one of its products allegedly caused him to fail a drug test and lose his job, despite assurances from the CBD store that the product would not trigger a test failure.
Papa John's has again asked a New York federal judge to dismiss a proposed securities fraud class action over a stock drop following #MeToo media reports of the pizza empire's workplace culture fostered by two top executives, saying public comments the company made weren't misleading.