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Supreme Court extends speech protections for public employees

Jun 19 2014

The Supreme Court on Thursday broadened free-speech protections for public-sector employees when they testify at trials, a decision that could give more rights to public workers who assist in government corruption cases.

Ex-UBS banker avoids prison time in U.S. tax fraud case

May 27 2014

NEW YORK A former UBS AG banker who pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by helping wealthy Americans evade taxes was sentenced to five years of probation by a U.S. judge on Tuesday.

Ex-UBS banker avoids prison time in U.S. tax fraud case

May 27 2014

NEW YORK A former UBS AG banker who pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by helping wealthy Americans evade taxes was sentenced to five years of probation by a U.S. judge on Tuesday.

Ex-UBS banker avoids prison time in U.S. tax fraud case

May 27 2014

NEW YORK, May 27 A former UBS AG banker who pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by helping wealthy Americans evade taxes was sentenced to five years of probation by a U.S. judge on Tuesday.

Obama's overtime pay push seen reshaping U.S. payrolls, courts

Mar 13 2014

If the Obama administration follows through on overtime pay reforms, businesses will have to realign payroll policies for millions of salaried workers and a flurry of lawsuits could follow asking courts to clarify the new standards.

Obama's overtime pay push seen reshaping U.S. payrolls, courts

Mar 13 2014

March 13 If the Obama administration follows through on overtime pay reforms, businesses will have to realign payroll policies for millions of salaried workers and a flurry of lawsuits could follow asking courts to clarify the new standards.

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Amazon workers' security check case

Mar 03 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a case that could determine whether companies such as Amazon.com Inc must pay workers for the time they spend waiting to clear security checks at the end of their work shifts.

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Amazon workers' security check case

Mar 03 2014

March 3 The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a case that could determine whether companies such as Amazon.com Inc must pay workers for the time they spend waiting to clear security checks at the end of their work shifts.

U.S. charges Swiss asset manager in offshore tax fraud case

Feb 06 2014

NEW YORK U.S. prosecutors on Thursday announced they indicted Peter Amrein, a Swiss asset manager, on charges that he assisted U.S. taxpayers in evading millions in taxes by hiding money in offshore trusts at multiple Swiss banks.

U.S. charges Swiss asset manager in offshore tax fraud case

Feb 06 2014

NEW YORK, Feb 6 U.S. prosecutors on Thursday announced they indicted Peter Amrein, a Swiss asset manager, on charges that he assisted U.S. taxpayers in evading millions in taxes by hiding money in offshore trusts at multiple Swiss banks.

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