- Pharma firm Hospira to pay $400,000 for bias against female job-seekers
Pharmaceutical firm Hospira Inc. will pay $400,000 in back wages with interest to 145 female job applicants to settle hiring discrimination charges by the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, the DOL said Tuesday.
- U.S. justices divided over advertising firm's class action appeal
(Reuters) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared closely divided as it weighed a class action case in which advertising agency Campbell-Ewald Co.
- Hunter’s widow allowed to proceed with rifle liability case
The widow of a man killed by a Remington rifle in a hunting accident that had a known defect has presented enough circumstantial evidence to proceed with her product liability lawsuit against the Remington Arms Co. L.L.C.
- 8 steps to building a successful financial wellness program
Two workplace wellness experts provide a best practices road map to a successful employee financial wellness program.
- Religious organization insurer acquires state school boards' insurers
Merrill, Wisconsin-based religious organization insurer Church Mutual Insurance Co. said Wednesday that they have agreed to acquire the insurance operations of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.
- Employers increase focus on workers’ financial wellness
Everyone agrees money stress is the pits, but providing employees with financial management tools and guidance can be a tricky business.
- Fired engineering worker gets race, wage bias case reinstated
A federal appeals court has reinstated a race discrimination charge filed by a former engineering firm employee who was allegedly hired at a lower salary than a similarly-qualified white worker, then became the first employee involuntarily terminated in…
- Amtrak taps into capital market with $275 million cat bond
For the first time ever, Amtrak has used the capital markets to broaden its base of insurance coverage, securing $275 million in storm surge protection for just over three years.
- Universities trying to safeguard sensitive student, parent data
Educational institutions have amassed private data like social security numbers and financial information for decades and must now figure out how to protect it from hackers.