Justice Department Files Federal Lawsuit Against WiFi Alliance to Enforce Employment Rights of United States Army Reserve Officer

Austin, Texas - The Civil Rights Division and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas jointly announced the filing of a complaint in federal district court against WiFi Alliance, a non-profit organization headquartered in Austin.  The complaint alleges that WiFi Alliance violated the employment rights of Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Charles O’Donnell, an Army Reservist, under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA). 

Five Nominations Sent to the Senate Today

Washington, DC - By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including chapter 47 of title 10, United States Code (Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), 10 U.S.C. 801-946), and in order to prescribe amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, prescribed by Executive Order 12473 of April 13, 1984, as amended, it is hereby ordered as follows:

FTC Approves Sears Holdings Management Corporation Petition to Reopen and Modify Commission Order Concerning Tracking Software

Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a petition by Sears Holding Management requesting that the FTC reopen and modify a 2009 FTC order settling charges that Sears failed to disclose adequately the scope of consumers’ personal information it collected via a downloadable software app.

FVAP Release New Direct-to-Voter Training Video

Washington, DC - The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) announces its release of a new direct-to-voter training video which aims to increase overall awareness for active duty personnel on how to leverage its voting assistance resources for the 2018 primary and general election season.

Four Latin Dragon Nation Members Indicted for RICO Conspiracy Involving Two Murders and Other Shootings in Northwest Indiana and Chicago Area

Chicago, Illinois - An indictment was unsealed against four alleged gang members of Chicago’s criminal street gang, Latin Dragon Nation, for RICO conspiracy and related charges, including two murders.