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The DOJ Steps It Up

United States Deputy Attorney General Delivers Speech Outlining New Efforts to Curb Moral Hazard And the hits just keep on comin’! In a September 15, 2022 speech, Deputy United States Attorney General Lisa Monaco has once again stepped up the US Department of Justice’s efforts to get principles of ethics and compliance baked into the [...]

Departing Judge Criticized for Bullying Members of Staff

According to a September 15, 2022 Washington Post report, former federal magistrate judge Carmen E. Garza was denied reappointment following allegations she subjected employees to “insults, outbursts, and threats of termination.” Additionally, Garza allegedly manipulated staff to undermine other judges and made “derogatory” statements about colleagues. Garza also may have taken adverse employment action against [...]

Lowe’s to Conduct Mandatory Harassment Training as Part of $700,000 Consent Decree

Following serious allegations of sexual harassment by three female employees, North Carolina based home improvement giant Lowe’s has agreed to a consent decree that will require the organization to pay $700,000 in damages to the women and conduct sexual harassment training on behalf of its entire workforce, according to a September 16, 2022 press release [...]

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