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Supreme Court to Limit Workers’ Right to Sue Employers

The Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether employers can require workers to sign arbitration agreements that prevent them from pursuing group claims in court. The justices agreed to consider an issue affecting millions of workers who have signed...

/ January 17, 2017
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Judge Rebukes Suspects in Beating of Disabled Chicago Man

A judge rebuked four black people accused of beating a mentally disabled white man and broadcasting the attack on Facebook, sternly asking, “Where was your sense of decency?” before denying their attorneys’ pleas to set bail so they might be...

/ January 8, 2017
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Charges Expected in Brutal Chicago Facebook Assault

Charges are expected against four people who police say beat a man in an assault that was broadcast live on Facebook, Chicago police said. The victim is a suburban Chicago resident who Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said has “mental health...

/ January 5, 2017