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  • June 02, 2020

    DOL Can't Skirt States' Effort To Sink Joint Employer Rule

    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.

  • June 02, 2020

    Monsanto Says $78M Roundup Verdict Barred By Federal Law

    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.

  • June 02, 2020

    Top Dog In Fight To Lead Luckin Suit Exits After Fraud Query

    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.

  • June 02, 2020

    CBD Oil Co. Faces Claims Its Product Cost Customer His Job

    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.

  • June 02, 2020

    Papa John's Wants Out Of Renewed #MeToo Investor Suit

    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.

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