5 charged in $580M Southern California kickback scheme Over an eight-year period, Pacific Hospital of Long Beach and Tri-City Regional Medical Center in Hawaiian Gardens billed thousands of operations to California's workers' compensation system, the U.S. Department of Labor and workers' compensation insurers. "Some of the patients lived hundreds of miles away from Pacific Hospital, and closer to other...
Source: The Associated Press
Citigroup wins lawsuit vs. Connecticut firm over Swiss franc losses NEW YORK, Nov 18- A Connecticut firm founded by two former Goldman Sachs partners owes Citigroup Inc damages in a $25 million lawsuit by the bank over losses incurred during an unexpected surge in the Swiss franc in January, a U.S. judge ruled. District Judge Paul Oetken in Manhattan on Tuesday ruled that Tormar Associates LLC had breached its contracts with...
| By: Nate Raymond
GOP split: dysfunction or democracy at work? Discussing the presidential campaigns and what the American people really want to hear, according to Haley Barbour, BGR Group founding partner, and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.).
| By: Kerima Greene
UPDATE 6-Oil down 1 pct; dollar weighs ahead of U.S. inventory data The Energy Information Administration will issue its weekly update on stockpiles of crude and oil products at 10:30 a.m. EST. Brent, the global benchmark for oil, was down 50 cents, or 1 percent, at $50.04 a barrel by 10:05 a.m. It settled up $1.75, or 3.6 percent, on Tuesday. U.S. crude slipped 40 cents, or 0.8 percent, to $47.50, after finishing up $1.76, or 3.8 percent, on...
| By: Barani Krishnan
How Paul Ryan can help American workers If House Speaker Paul Ryan really wants to help Americans get ahead, here's what should be first on his to-do list, says Judy Conti.
| By: Judy Conti, Federal advocacy coordinator, National Employment Law Project
White House hopeful Cruz bashes Fed, endorses gold standard Oct 28- White House hopeful Ted Cruz slammed the U.S. Cruz, a U.S. senator from Texas who is among the candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the November 2016 election, said during the debate in Boulder, Colorado, that the Fed's actions have benefited Wall Street but hurt ordinary families. "On Wall Street, the Fed is doing great.