Clothing manufacturer Oxford Industries Inc. has denied U.S. discrimination regulators’ charges that it wrongfully terminated a disabled employee, arguing it went above and beyond federal requirements to accommodate an injured worker before firing him.
Calling the process “fundamentally unfair,” creditors for foam cup maker Radnor Holdings Corp. have asked a bankruptcy judge to stop a private investment firm's long-anticipated credit bid for the company’s assets at auction.
Marking one of the stiffest penalties imposed in a corporate crime case in recent months, founder and former chief executive of online real estate listings company Homestore Inc. has been handed a 15-year prison sentence and a $5 million fine for masterminding a $67 million accounting fraud.
Kraft Foods Global Inc. has settled a discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which sued the multinational company for allegedly forcing an employee with multiple sclerosis to resign.
A judge has dismissed a case brought by a former Coca-Cola Co. employee who sued the beverage manufacturer after he missed out on a better pension plan by leaving just before the company started offering improved packages to workers who lost jobs due to downsizing.
A bankruptcy court judge has approved bankrupt music retailer Musicland’s disclosure statement, making creditor approval the only obstacle to the company’s liquidation.
GEO Worldwide LLC has filed a lawsuit against Sony Corp., alleging Sony's DVD camcorders infringe its patents for data storage systems.
An Ohio construction company accused of illegally firing black carpenters and replacing them with inexperienced latino workers has settled a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
A former ticket agent has filed a wage lawsuit against Greyhound Lines Inc., accusing the passenger transportation company of failing to pay overtime and docking her pay for lunches she never took.
Workers who have beef with Tyson Foods Inc.’s hiring illegal immigrants and depressing wages won a victory on Tuesday when a federal judge gave a wage suit against the company class action status.
In an opening statement Thursday, a prosecutor accused the former marketing head of Royal Ahold NV’s U.S.-based food distribution unit and others of creating bogus supplier rebates to inflate the unit’s income by hundreds of millions of dollars.
In a setback for the company whose pork product has become a synonym for unsolicited e-mail, Hormel Foods Corp. lost a bid in the European Union to trademark the word “spam.”
Bankrupt flooring manufacturer Congoleum Corp. is seeking court permission to regain exclusive control to seek support for its reorganization plan, claiming a rival plan filed by insurers isn’t viable due to a shortage of cash.
Wal-Mart Inc. will pay current and former employees $74 million after a Pennsylvania judge ruled that the retailer forced them to work during breaks and while they were off the clock.
Unperturbed by an unfavorable decision by a district court in Arizona, FedEx Corp. recently delivered its motion to dismiss an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission subpoena to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. is back in the express line to check out from bankruptcy protection after its creditors voted to approve the Southern supermarket chain’s reorganization plan on Monday.
A federal bankruptcy judge approved the sale of Tower Records on Friday for $134.3 million, paving the way for liquidation of the music retail chain’s merchandise.
The American Antitrust Institute asked the Minnesota Supreme Court Friday if it could file an amicus curiae brief in a case it says could have a huge impact on competition law.
A handful of former Kmart employees at a store just north of Minneapolis have sued the retail giant after they were fired for what they believe to be age and gender discrimination.
Still hoping for a favorable decision, Danish toy maker Lego System AS has appealed to the European Union’s second highest court in its ongoing battle to win trademark protection for its popular snap-together block design.