DOJ Sues Walmart to Enforce Employment Rights of Naval Reservist

The complaint alleges that Walmart violated the law when it declined to hire Hunger due to her upcoming naval reserve duties.

VA expands Military Spouse Employment Partnership program

The career program connects military spouses with more than 390 affiliated employers who have committed to recruit, hire, promote and retain military spouses in portable jobs.

Ag Sec. Perdue Says Federal Hemp Program is Up & Running

Once state and tribal plans are in place, hemp producers will be eligible for a number of USDA programs, including insurance coverage through Whole-Farm Revenue Protection.

US Dept. of Labor Announces Record Year for Monetary Settlements

OFCCP obtained a record $40,569,816 in monetary settlements for affected class members during FY 2019

Manager Pleads Guilty to Pet Food Fraud, Company Pays $4.5 Million Restitution

The man pleaded guilty in federal court this week to his role in a multi-million dollar conspiracy to sell adulterated ingredients to pet food manufacturers.

FTC Brings First Case Against Developers of “Stalking” Apps

The FTC alleges that Retina-X and Johns developed three mobile device apps that allowed purchasers to monitor the mobile devices on which they were installed, without the knowledge or permission of the device’s user

Office Depot Donated 18,000+ Fully-Stock Bookbags for Underserved Kids

Another $1.2 million was donated through customer donations made during check out.

Georgia sets employment record in September

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler annouced this week that Georgia set a record again in September for total employed residents.

Company Already Expanding at Georgia Cyber Center

The ribbon cutting was only just recently, but one of the cybersecurity companies at the Georgia Cyber Center is already expanding its operations. 

Ga Farmer’s Market Cited by EEOC for Sexual Harassment

The EEOC charged in its lawsuit that the company violated federal law by subjecting a female employee to a sexually hostile work environment which resulted in her constructive discharge.