SoCal Record | Churches Sue Gov. Newsom over Worship Ban

Churches sue Gov. Newsom over worship ban on singing and chanting Choir signing in church | stock photo By Juliette Fairley The Calvary Chapel of Ukiah, the Calvary Chapel Fort Brag and River of Life Church sued Gov. Gavin Newsom last week in the Eastern District of California over a

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SoCal Record | COVID-19 Court Backlog Has Begun

COVID-19 backlog has begun as courts face $200 million in cuts Buffet style dining | stock photo By Juliette Fairley Two Los Angeles-area Hometown Buffet workers sued, alleging that when the eatery abruptly laid-off employees due to COVID-19, it violated the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act by not giving a

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Transport Dive | Lawsuit Worries Heighten As Awards Increase

Tort cases are top of mind, though related financial burdens and rising insurance costs are industry concerns beyond the pandemic. Rawf8/Getty Images Plus via Getty Images AUTHOR Jim Stinson@JimStinson Transport executives have plenty to worry about as COVID-19 cases increase in some states and businesses reopen in others. Tort cases

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SoCal Record | Non-Essential Businesses Fight Back w/ Federal Lawsuit

By Juliette Fairley A coalition of businesses have sued the State of California over being deemed non-essential during the COVID-19 public health crisis, which they allege violate their constitutional rights. The lawsuit names 32 state officials as defendants, including Gov. Gavin Newsom, Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Los Angeles Mayor Eric

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NorCal Record | Zoom Responds to Federal Complaint with Security Fixes

By Juliette Fairley A federal lawsuit alleges that Zoom Video Communications mislead shareholders about its privacy security measures, which are under scrutiny since the COVID-19 pandemic has lead to popular usage and demand for its video conferencing technology. Michael Drieu filed the class action lawsuit in the Northern District of California

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SoCal Record | Chipotle Settles Allegations with Justice Department

restaurant kitchen | Pixabay By Juliette Fairley Newport Beach-based Chipotle has agreed to pay $25 million to settle criminal charges for its role in illness outbreaks that caused more than 1,100 people between 2015 and 2018 to be sickened, according to a Department of Justice (DOJ) announcement. The Acute Communicable Disease

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