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PostPosted: March 12th, 2015, 3:59 pm 
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I'LL SAY IT AGAIN. UNPAID INTERNSHIPS ARE LEGAL SLAVERY
Viacom Inc to pay $7.21 million to end wage lawsuit by thousands of interns

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/art ... aign=cppst
"Viacom Inc agreed to pay $7.21 million to settle a class-action lawsuit by thousands of former interns who said the owner of Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon did not pay them, despite their having done work similar to paid employees."

JUST WHEN YOU THINK EMPLOYERS CAN'T GET ANY DUMBER...
This is Not How to Fire a Sportswriter

http://www.atlredline.com/this-is-not-h ... 1690206141
"According to a civil lawsuit filed by veteran sportswriter Eugene Foster, the owner and publisher of the Gallup Independent, Robert Zollinger, fired Foster after Foster had his foot amputated due to complications of diabetes."

THE TERM IS TOO VAGUE. THEY SHOULD HAVE NOT GRANTED THE TRADEMARK IN THE FIRST PLACE.
Oprah Wins Lawsuit against Motivational Speaker over Trademark

http://www.eurweb.com/2015/03/oprah-win ... trademark/
"Motivational speaker Simone Kelly-Brown sued Oprah back in 2011 for using her registered trademark of 15 years. But a federal judge dismissed the lawsuit claiming the Queen of Talk had a fair use right to label her magazine descriptively."

THIS IS GREAT!! THE GOVERNMENT CAN'T ILLEGALLY STEAL AND DESTROY YOUR PROPERTY!
Ohio newspaper gets $18,000 from government for deleted photos

http://www.stripes.com/news/us/ohio-new ... s-1.333102
"In what was seen as a victory for First Amendment rights, the U.S. government agreed Thursday to pay The Blade $18,000 for seizing the cameras of a photographer and deleting photographs taken outside the Lima tank plant last year."

BARNES AND NOBLE PARTNERED WITH AUTHOR SOLUTIONS, WHICH HAS A CLASS-ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST IT?!
Barnes & Noble’s Dirty Little Secret: Author Solutions and Nook Press

https://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/201 ... ook-press/
"A line in the sand needs to be drawn. Partnering with Author Solutions is not acceptable. Hiding that partnership from users of Nook Press Author Services is not acceptable. Sharing Nook Press users’ personal information with Author Solutions is not acceptable. And that message needs to go out very clearly to Barnes & Noble."

ONE TINY MISTAKE CAN BE VERY EXPENSIVE!!
Publisher apologizes for test-prep book equating Clarence Thomas with KKK

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/03/11/pu ... latestnews
"The publishing company called the misstep a formatting error and said it will stop shipment of the book, Barron's AP European History 7th Edition, and destroy the copies."


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