KPMG Settles Feds' Discrimination Claims, but Scrutiny Is Far From Over
KPMG agreed this week to pay $420,000 to resolve a federal investigation that found the company discriminated against Asian job applicants at a New Jersey facility, part of the years-long scrutiny over the accounting firm's practices for alleged discrimination in separate cases.
Sayfullo Saipov, who allegedly mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a popular Lower Manhattan bike path on Halloween as part of an apparent terrorist attack, which killed eight people and injured 12, has been formally indicted on charges of murder in aid of racketeering.
Kirkland & Ellis partner Kate O'Scannlain, facing questions about workplace sexual harassment at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for a U.S. Labor Department post, vowed to study how the broad use of arbitration clauses in employee contracts can unfairly silence victims.
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