By Jeffrey V. Mehalic on Posted in GovernmentThe political issue dominating news coverage is the payment of $165 million in bonuses to AIG employees, some of whom no longer work for company.
Apparently, because the bonuses have been distributed, AIG cannot withhold the money and force its disgruntled employees to sue to obtain the bonuses. So now, talk has
By Jeffrey V. Mehalic on Posted in Government Last month, United States District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin found that the West Virginia Lottery Commission’s prohibition of certain words that video lottery operators could use in advertising their machines was an impermissible infringement on the operators’ commercial free speech. Words such as “casino,” “jackpot,” and “Vegas” have been banned
By Jeffrey V. Mehalic on Posted in Government Remember this? Time magazine selected Cynthia Cooper, Sherron Watkins, and Coleen Rowley as its Persons of the Year in 2002 for their courage and determination in coming forward and reporting financial and ethical improprieties at their respective employers, WorldCom, Enron, and the FBI.