Posts Tagged ‘Attorney General’

Oct
2015
22

WV AG Eliminates Consumer Protection Job, Uses the $100,000 to Hire Re-Election Operative

WV AG Eliminates Consumer Protection Job, Uses the $100,000 to Hire Re-Election Operative
  West Virginia Democrats are crying foul after Republican Attorney General Patrick Morrisey created a new position in his office and filled it with a long-time political operative.  Lance James Henderson is not an attorney and has no legal experience, yet will earn nearly $100,000 a year as Morrisey’s Deputy Chief of Staff. All at...
Jun
2015
26

Misclassification of Electricians as Laborers Puts New Bedford Co. $125,000 in the Hole

  A New Bedford-based solar company has been ordered to pay over $125,000 in back wages and penalties for violations of Massachusetts’ prevailing wage and hinderance laws.  The office of Attorney General Maura Healey claims that  Cavallo-Cavallo, Inc., doing business as Beaumont Solar Co., and owner Phillip V. Cavallo should pay...
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May
2015
20

Wary of Their New Boss, 189 Lawyers Working for PA AG Press for Unionization

Wary of Their New Boss, 189 Lawyers Working for PA AG Press for Unionization
  A unionization effort by the 189 attorneys that work for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is taking shape.  The American Federation of Teachers Pennsylvania has invited the lawyers to a May 27th meeting at which they can discuss “workplace issues.”  If successful, the effort would create a collective bargaining unit for the...
Aug
2013
1

Michigan Attorney General Says He’ll Fight for Detroit’s Pensions: “It’s What I Have to Do.”

  Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has stepped over the party line and announced that he will be fighting to defend the pensions of Detroit retirees during the city’s bankruptcy.  Schuette called the case “crystal clear” and noted that pension plans are a contractual obligation that may not be impaired.  He has filed on...