On Monday, August 8, 2011, United States Bankruptcy Court Judge Mary Walrath ruled that Harry & David Holdings Inc. the Oregon-based gourmet food and gift company, can terminate its pension plan as part of a pre-arranged bankruptcy plan and emerge from bankruptcy free of its accumulated pension liability.
On Wednesday, April 13, 2011, the Senate's Permanent Subcommittee On Investigations issued its Report entitled: "Wall Street And The Financial Crisis: Anatomy of a Financial Collapse.
Trying to understand the whole of H.R. 4173, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, is tough.
The list of 799 “financial companies” that cannot be subject to short sales by order of the SEC is growing.
An emergency SEC rule that will go into effect on Monday prohibits naked short selling of 19 financial companies including Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
The federal minimum wage will increase to $5.85 per hour on July 24, 2007.
In the 2006 election, Ohio voters approved the Fair Minimum Wage Amendment to raise the minimum wage for Ohio workers.