Source: Another Univ. of California Leader Quits Another For-Profit College Board In a filing wth the SEC, Bridgepoint says the resignation of Dr. Fox was a, “decision to resign from the Board was for personal reasons not related to any disagreement with the Company relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.” Advertisements
Source: Regulators Investigate For-Profit College Chain Apollo For ‘Deceptive’ Marketing Apollo Education Group Inc., owner of the University of Phoenix for-profit college chain, fell as much as 9.4 percent after U.S. regulators began investigating possible unfair advertising and marketing.
Source: Associated Press Rescued Slave Labor Sources, Wins Ethics Award – iMediaEthics The Associated Press went above and beyond ethically when it reported on slave labor being used on the island Benjina, the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Journalism Ethics decided. The reporting led to “the freeing of 2,000 slave laborers used by the fishing industry in Southeast … More Assoc. Press Wins Ethics Award for Stopping Slave Labor
Source: Third Circuit significantly expands potential class of plaintiffs under the TCPA Post-Gazette.com – For businesses that make telemarketing calls to residential telephone lines using an artificial or prerecorded voice, a new court decision expands considerably the scope of potential liability under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for errant calls and makes it harder to … More Potential class of plaintiffs under the TCPA expanded by Third Circuit
As these abuses come to light companies would be wise to have their own people on the ground checking to make sure they are doing things properly. Source: How to Keep Slave Labor out of Your Global Supply Chain The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015, which was signed in February 24, 2016 … More How to Keep Slave Labor out of Your Global Supply Chain
Source: Jury rejects fraud claim against law school While the verdict is a victory for the school, some believed there was cause for concern in the case. Judge Joel Pressman had rejected the school’s request to dismiss the case and allowed it to proceed, ruling that there were issues that should go before the jury. … More Fraud claim against law school rejected by jury
Source: CNS Archives Eight Ninth Circuit judges accused their colleagues of “substitut[ing] sympathy for legal analysis,” in a ruling permitting former child slaves to sue Nestle USA, and dissented from the full court’s decision not to rehear the case.
Source: You Won’t Be Able To Get These Slave-Made Items In The U.S. Anymore The ban on importation of goods with the most child and forced labor listings, according to the DOL, are cotton, sugarcane, tobacco, coffee, cattle and fish. The list also includes items like alcoholic beverages and leather.
Source: KHNL : For-profit college company required to forgive thousands in Hawaii student loans HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – About 181 Hawaii students will have their loans forgiven after a for-profit college company committed what Attorney General Doug Chin calls unfair and deceptive recr
Source: Failed For-Profit College Operator Ordered To Pay $1.1 Billion For Predatory Practices Corinthian Colleges Inc. — which formerly ran for-profit education chains like Everest University, Heald College, and WyoTech — may have collapsed and had its remnants sold off, but the lawsuits…