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FDA Confirms Retailers in Cargill Beef Outbreak

   The United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) alerted consumers that a beef product recall was “officially over.” The beef product had been made, packaged and shipped from Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan, Colorado.      But … Continue reading

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Huff v. Securitas: Ct. of App. Confirms PAGA’s Purpose in Refusing to Limit Penalties to Only Those L.C. Violations that Affected Plaintiff Personally

For years, employers and employees have disagreed on the scope of California’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”). One hotly-disputed issue is whether the named representative plaintiff needs to have experienced the exact Labor Code violation for which she … Continue reading

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Government confirms intended date of SFGB launch

On 4 September 2018, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Work and Pensions, Guy Opperman, confirmed that following the recent appointments of its Chair and Chief Executive, the Single Financial Guidance Body (SFGB) is expected to launch in January 2019. This body, created … Continue reading

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Court confirms arbitrator's overtime award – doesn't find "pyramiding"

An earlier post (Pyramiding overtime – Employer challenges arbitrator's award) discussed an award  of Arbitrator Mathew Frackiewicz sustaining a grievance Armstrong County Memorial Hospital claimed was improperly seeking to "pyramid" overtime. The dispute concerned the pay treatment for an employee who … Continue reading

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Recent Blackstone Deal Confirms That The Market Is Rigged

A recent, questionable deal by the Wall Street behemoth, Blackstone has shaken investor confidence in the markets.  For months now, the Wall Street Journal has been reporting on a shady deal between Blackstone and Hovnanian Enterprises. One of the largest … Continue reading

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