Global Ministries to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Retaliation Discrimination Suit

The Georgia-based General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church, Inc., doing business as Global Ministries in Atlanta, will pay $50,000 to settle a retaliation discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

HUD Changes Barriers for Manufactured Housing

Specifically, HUD is recommending updates to modernize code provisions and allow for more optimal use of manufactured housing in urban areas,

Georgia Earns Top Spot for Regional Workforce Development

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced this week that Georgia earned the top ranking for workforce development in the South Atlantic Region, according to Site Selection Magazine's 2020 Workforce Development Rankings.

Novalis Innovative Flooring Announces First US Production Facility, Creates 120 Jobs in Dalton

Novalis is investing $30 million dollars in the project and expects to create at least 120 new jobs.

Enchem to Build Two Facilities in Jackson County, Create 300 Jobs

In fiscal year 2019, South Korea was a leader in both foreign direct investment and jobs in Georgia, investing $1.87 billion and creating 2,507 jobs.

Ga Motor Trucking Assn Partners with EPA for Cleaner Trucks Initiative

The CTI rulemaking will establish new, more stringent emission standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and other pollutants for highway heavy-duty engines. 

Ga Ambulance Company Pays $65,000 to Settle Allegations

OCR began its investigation after West Georgia filed a breach report in 2013 concerning the loss of an unencrypted laptop containing the protected health information

Investigation Finds Federal Child Labor Law Violations in 9 States

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), a franchise with restaurants in nine states – will pay a civil money penalty of $157,114 for violating child labor requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Amazon to Launch New Fulfillment Center, Create 500 Jobs in Georgia

Starting on day one, the e-commerce retail company will create 500 new, full-time jobs with industry-leading pay and comprehensive benefits at the new facility.

United Airlines to Pay $321,000 and Fight Internet Harassment to Settle EEOC Discrimination Suit

The EEOC's lawsuit alleged that, over the course of many years, a United captain frequently posted explicit images of a flight attendant to multiple websites, without her consent, making reference to her name, home airport, and the airline's tagline "Fly the Friendly Skies."