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Judge Rules Dairy Manure Causes Imminent and Substantial Health Risk

An image from the Ericksen report, submitted by the plaintiffs in this case. By Jessica CulpepperFood Safety & Health Attorney The people of Yakima Valley, Wash., scored a major victory last Wednesday after more than two decades of fighting for their community and being ignored…

The Human Toll of Court Secrecy

photo credit: dharder9475 via photopin cc By Jennifer BennettBudd-Kazan Attorney It has not been a good year for auto safety. More than 60 million vehicles were recalled in 2014—that’s more than twice the previous record. And every day it seemed there was another story of…

A Victory Against Wage Theft and For Class Actions in Braun v. Walmart

photo credit: WisconsinJobsNow via photopin cc By Victoria NiManaging Attorney In a significant victory for workers who’ve suffered wage theft, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court yesterday upheld an almost $188 million jury verdict against retail behemoth Walmart for failing to pay a class of employees for…

Black Friday: At What Cost to Workers?

By Victoria W. NiManaging Attorney photo credit: Jobs With Justice via photopin cc This Friday—Black Friday—marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. On the minds of retailers and shoppers alike is this question: “How low can you go?” Retailers want to know how…