The interplay between federal and state laws, and between the President and state governors, is confusing to many American employers, and even more so to foreign companies doing business in the United States.
An Illinois Walmart has seen two employees die from the coronavirus. The lawsuit appears the first to try and make an employer responsible.
Attorney general Letitia James called Amazon’s firing of a worker who organized a walkout over coronavirus concerns “immoral and inhumane.”
Retailers navigating new state and local rules during the coronavirus pandemic face uncertainty amid the President’s more gung-ho stance.
As states around the U.S. scramble to restrict public places in order to slow the pandemic, many workers face questions about pay.
A British TV host changed his name to Hugo Boss to highlight trademark disputes. He made headlines worldwide, but the German brand says it doesn’t mind.
The lawsuit also names Gucci Americas Brunello Cucinelli USA, Louis Vuitton and other luxury brands and shines a light on hiring practices.
A spokesman for Peter Nygård described the allegations as “completely false, without foundation and are vigorously denied.”
A theme with troubled retailers including Forever 21 is vendors are asked for support during a bankruptcy, but face tough odds of recovery.