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A federal court has ordered a Peabody cleaning contractor to pay $1 million in back pay and damages to its workers for violating federal wage laws.
A judge has approved a settlement that resolves federal workplace and environmental civil charges at a plant in Hancock County where an explosion killed three workers in 2010.
"WHAT'LL YA HAVE?" goes the decades old slogan for the Varsity drive-thru restaurant chain. A naked dog or a cheeseburger is often the answer. But in the early 1960s, African-American Athenians marched on the restaurant's Broad Street and Milledge Avenue location demanding a seat at the table.
Federal officials said Thursday that unemployment hearing officers in Maine could have felt pressured by Gov. Paul LePage to favor employers, but they found no conclusive evidence of biased rulings.
The Aspen Skiing Co. and numerous other businesses in the Aspen-area hospitality industry have paid more than $500,000 to settle federal violations related to minimum wage and overtime compensation for employees after the companies were accused of using outdated federal wage guidelines.
Illinois is getting a federal emergency grant to help pay for cleanup and recovery from last spring's severe storms.
County officials say it's unfair for the federal government to fine Maui farms for wage violations because most farmers aren't aware of the rules.
Bowing to congressional pressure, the Obama administration is assuring Congress and farmers it doesn't want to regulate the country's smallest farms.
Facing pressure from Congress, the Obama administration has made clear it has no intention of increasing workplace regulations for the country's smallest farms.