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Fight continues against changes to overtime wages, rule

By Noell Wolfgram Evans | Oct 13, 2016

BATON ROUGE — On Sept. 20, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry joined his counterparts in 20 states in a lawsuit against the United States Department of Labor.

Orleans Parish worker alleges Flight Services & Systems breached labor law

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 19, 2015

An Orleans Parish man is suing his employer, alleging non-compliance with labor law in regard to workplace practices.

Bartholomew picks up four endorsements in one week

By Alejandro de los Rios | Sep 21, 2011

Regina Bartholomew, a candidate for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division B bench, has received an endorsement from the Alliance for Good Government, making it the fourth endorsement she's received in the past week.

Bartholomew shows leads in one poll, picks up endorsement from AFL-CIO

By Alejandro de los Rios | Sep 21, 2011

Regina Bartholomew, a candidate for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division B bench, has added the AFL-CIO to a long list of endorsers and leads her opponent in a recent poll.

Bartholomew earns endorsements from conservative groups in Orleans Parish race

By Alejandro de los Rios | Sep 15, 2011

Regina Bartholomew, a candidate for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division B bench, has earned endorsements from the Greater New Orleans Republicans and the Regular Democratic Organization, according to Bartholomew's campaign.

Louisiana business groups sue Labor Department over new immigrant hiring rules

By Alejandro de los Rios | Sep 15, 2011

A group of Louisiana business are suing the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) over proposed revisions to a federal program regarding immigrant workers.

Two seats up for grabs in Orleans Parish Civil District Court

By Alejandro de los Rios | Aug 10, 2011

Hazeur Two seats in Orleans Parish Civil District Court are up for grabs in elections that will be held on Oct 22.

Law grad sues Louisiana Supreme Court for denying bar admission

By Michelle Keahey | Jul 19, 2011

An applicant for admission to the Louisiana bar has filed a lawsuit claiming his constitutional rights were violated after he was denied admission to the bar because of alcohol-related incidents which included two DWIs.

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