April 16, 2012

Joseph Maturo, Mayor of East Haven, Connecticut, apologizes for ‘taco’ comment

The mayor of East Haven is under fire after making a racist comment about Latinos after four of the city police officers were charged with using excessive force against undocumented immigrants.
April 16, 2012

NYPD Commissioner's Son Accused of Rape

A Manhattan woman has accused “Good Day New York” co-host Greg Kelly of rape. Greg Kelly, son of Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, met the woman at South Street Seaport in October, 2011, for drinks before he sexually assaulted her in the law firm where she worked.
March 29, 2012

Class-action lawsuit against Forever 21

The famous American retailer, Forever 21, is being sued by employees in a class-action lawsuit who claim that they were neglected to pay for time worked.
March 29, 2012

Investigation of Apple factory reveals labor violations

In Apple's sixth annual "supplier responsibility" report, Apple discusses in detail the labor violations which were discovered and Apple’s responses to those violations.
February 15, 2012

NEW U.S. FACT SHEET WARNS OF JOB RETALIATION FOR COMPLAINTS

A new fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division offers information about the prohibition of retaliating against any employee who has filed a complaint or cooperated in an investigation, according to lawyers at Leeds, Morelli & Brown LP, the Long Island law firm.
February 14, 2012

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne apologizes for ‘nasty’ breastfeeding comments on Twitter

Nascar superstar Kasey Kahne issued an apology for making offensive remarks regarding breastfeeding in public.
February 2, 2012

Voting Laws May Prove Discriminatory In 2012 Election

The Attorney General, Eric Holder Jr., has vowed to use the full weight of his department to ensure the new electoral laws are not discriminatory.