The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission slapped Sara Lee Corp. with a lawsuit Tuesday, alleging the baking giant denied employees promotions because they were black.
Still trying to determine how best to proceed, the beleaguered London Fog Group Inc. has asked the bankruptcy court for more time to file its Chapter 11 reorganization plan.
Prompted by a 2003 dispute between lingerie retailer Victoria’s Secret and an adult novelty store, Congress approved a new bill to clarify trademark protection laws for famous brands on Monday.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against food and agriculture cooperative Land O’Lakes over of its policy requiring fired workers to waive their rights to bring discrimination claims against the company in exchange for severance pay or benefits.
Already under bankruptcy protection in South Korea, Daewoo Corp., the former parent of the South Korean construction and trading conglomerate, sought refuge Monday under Chapter 15 in the United States.
Setting the scene for a David versus Goliath showdown, the owner of a small Washington coffee company has sued Starbucks Corp. for allegedly engaging in anti-competitive practices that drove her out of business.
Zale Corp. announced Sunday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has finished its investigation of the company and will not recommend any enforcement action.
After losing the auction for London Fog Group Inc.’s famed trademark, the former stalking horse bidder for the recognizable name brand has been awarded a $400,000 breakup fee for its trouble.
As many as 75,000 current and former employees could be affected by a settlement reached this week between home-improvement chain Lowe’s and a group of workers who claimed they were underpaid for working overtime.
In an attempt to remove counterfeit couture from the online auctioneer, high-end fashion labels Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior have sued eBay for not policing faux fashions.
The oral arguments are in, and both sides are now just waiting for a Delaware Chancery Court judge to decide whether shareholders can bring certain executives at Tyson Foods Inc. into court for allegedly enriching themselves unjustly.
Kmart Corp. has reached an agreement to pay a fine and make policy changes following an alleged sexual assault by a former supervisor of a Pennsylvania store on a former teenage employee.
A former executive at U.S. Foodservice has pled guilty to conspiracy for his role in the $800 million accounting fraud that ensnared both his company and its parent company, Dutch food service provider Royal Ahold NV.
Australia’s antitrust regulator is getting plenty of corporate backbiting as it struggles to hold together its landmark cartel case against packaging company Visy Industries Ltd. over a price-fixing scheme for cardboard boxes.
About 100 undocumented workers who were fired last week sued a Texas fast food eatery owned by Wendy’s International Inc. and its former law firm for ruining their chance at gaining legal status.
The judge overseeing the Chapter 11 proceedings of building products company Owens Corning signaled in court yesterday that she is close to approving the company’s reemergence plan, paving the way for Owens Corning to emerge from bankruptcy by the end of October.
A group of family-owned and operated wineries in Napa Valley, Calif. are drunk with anger at the state of Massachusetts for prohibiting residents from purchasing wine directly from the vineyards.
A nonprofit organization has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate whether tobacco companies found guilty of misleading the public about the health risks of cigarettes were also blowing smoke in investors’ eyes.
The lawyer for one of three defendants accused of conspiring to steal trade secrets from Coca-Cola Co. has requested that wiretapped phone calls involving her client be barred as evidence in the case.
A bankruptcy court has clarified its order granting Owens Corning’s motion to enter into senior credit commitments and pay all associated fees, reaffirming the company’s right to do so.