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Regulation

  • UPS Pays $2M to Resolve EEOC's Disability Discrimination Case

    By Erin Mulvaney

    The United Parcel Service Inc. agreed to pay $2 million to resolve a long-running nationwide dispute with former and current employees who claimed the company's inflexible leave policy unfairly positioned disabled workers, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Tuesday.

  • Wells Fargo's Whistleblower Problem Could Grow Substantially

    By C. Ryan Barber

    Two weeks after being ordered to reinstate a branch manager fired for raising concerns about improper sales practices, Wells Fargo & Co. has acknowledged it could have a much larger whistleblower problem in the aftermath of a $185 million settlement with federal regulators and Los Angeles last year over allegations the bank opened up to 2.1 million unauthorized accounts.

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Litigation

  • Makers of Xarelto Rack Up Third Defense Verdict in Third Trial

    By Amanda Bronstad

    A jury in the third bellwether trial over the blood thinner Xarelto has sided with defendants Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bayer – again. The verdict, rendered on Friday, came about three hours after the jury began deliberating and despite the absence of star defense attorney Beth Wilkinson.

  • Kalanick Moves to Force Benchmark's Case Seeking Board Ouster to Arbitration

    By Tom McParland

    Travis Kalanick, the former CEO of Uber Technologies Inc., pushed back late Thursday against an investor's attempt to force him off the ride-hailing company's board, saying that a dispute over his control of three board seats must be settled in arbitration.

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