Stephanie Blackmon, owner-president of Patriot Services, admitted to providing false information to the Small Business Administration so that Patriot could qualify for certification under Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act. According to court documents, Blackmon purchased and became the president of Patriot in November 2003.
The SEC is looking at reverting to its former stance on how companies disclose and value stock options granted to executives.
North Carolina-based Preferred Labor restricted women to only certain work assignments and accepted discriminatory requests from customers to send only male workers at its location in Worcester Massachusetts, according to the EEOC.
Gov. M. Jodi Rell last week vetoed legislation that would have required group health insurers to offer wellness programs and give enrollees incentives to participate, as well as beefing up benefits in other areas.
A provision in a Senate health reform bill announced last week could help strengthen an aspect of the employer-based system that has unraveled almost completely in the past generation: health benefits for retirees.
After delaying it three times, the Department of Homeland Security has embraced a regulation that would require all federal contractors to use a government-run electronic employment verification system that has drawn criticism from many employers.
In place of mandatory coverage would be a ‘free rider’ provision requiring employers to pay for employees who get their health care with government assistance.
Justices rule that New Haven, Connecticut, couldn’t justify throwing out the results of employment tests that would have promoted only white firefighters. The decision is sure to have an impact on the private sector, where employment tests are increasingly popular.
The Congressional Budget Office said a slate of legislative options shaped in the Senate Finance Committee could be priced under $1 trillion and expand coverage to 97 percent of Americans even while some Republicans expressed doubts.
The Supreme Court recently side-stepped its first chance to apply a pay discrimination law that Congress approved in reaction to a previous ruling. The decision shows how unpredictable the panel can be on employment law and why it is difficult to project how Sonia Sotomayor may change the court’s approach if she is confirmed.