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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.s. Department of Labor Review Results in Government Contractor Paying $250,000 in Back Pay and Interest to Settle Alleged Hiring Discrimination

By Press release submission | Mar 11, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the GEO Group Inc. – a company specializing in privatized corrections, detention, and mental health treatment – have entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at the company’s Joe Corley Detention Center in Conroe, Texas.

Paxton leads coalition arguing against the federal government's Persuader Rule

By Dee Thompson | Aug 21, 2017

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined with 17 other state leaders to ask the U.S. Department of Labor to permanently rescind the Persuader Rule.

Texas federal court denies motions regarding rule that protects clients from investors

By Melissa Busch | Mar 29, 2017

DALLAS – A federal court in Texas denied U.S. Chamber of Commerce and business groups’ requests for emergency motions, which would have blocked a federal judiciary rule that requires financial professionals to act in their clients’ best interests when recommending investments products.

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