The trustees of the pension plan, annuity fund and vacation fund of Exhibition Employees Local 829 of the International Association of Theatrical Stage Employees in New York repaid a total of $ 2,256,817, with an additional $ 50,000 scheduled to be paid, to the funds following a consent judgment, which came after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation revealed numerous violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The trustees have also agreed to make additional payments and forfeitures of their own annuity plan accounts, resign and take other corrective action. |||||||http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/ebsa/EBSA20131634.htm
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has reached an agreement with federal contractor Nash Finch Co. to settle allegations of hiring discrimination against female job applicants at the company’s distribution facility in Lumberton. In consent findings approved by the department’s Office of Administrative Law Judges, Nash Finch Co. has agreed to pay $ 188,500 in back wages and interest to 84 women who were rejected for the entry-level position of order selector at the company’s distribution facility in Lumberton.|||||||http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/ofccp/OFCCP20121871.htm
Mendenhall moves forward in lawsuit over lost endorsement NBCSports.com … that no one should celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden, and questioned whether the collapse of the World Trade Center towers was really caused by hijacked planes, the athletic apparel company Champion ended its sponsorship relationship with him.
Fresno-based Explore General Inc. and Jaime M. Gonzalez have been ordered to restore $ 519,601 to the company’s 401(k) profit-sharing plan, according to the terms of a judgment and order entered in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. |||||||http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/ebsa/EBSA20120540.htm