Court

Starbucks fired 7 union organizers. The government wants a court to reinstate them

Starbucks fired 7 union organizers. The government wants a court to reinstate them

Seven Starbucks workers in Buffalo, N.Y. say they were fired because of their involvement in unionizing. The National Labor Relations Board is asking a court to reinstate them. Joshua Bessex/AP hide caption toggle caption Joshua Bessex/AP Seven Starbucks workers in Buffalo, N.Y. say they were fired because of their involvement in unionizing. The National Labor …

Starbucks fired 7 union organizers. The government wants a court to reinstate them Read More »

Roundup weed-killing products

Bayer Appeal to Dismiss Roundup Weedkiller Lawsuits Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court – EcoWatch

Roundup weed-killing products. Scott Olson / Getty Images The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by German company Bayer AG to dismiss legal claims by customers who assert one of its products — glyphosate-based Roundup weedkiller — causes cancer. The multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company could potentially owe billions of dollars in damages, reported …

Bayer Appeal to Dismiss Roundup Weedkiller Lawsuits Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court – EcoWatch Read More »

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Bayer bid to nix Roundup weedkiller suits

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Bayer bid to nix Roundup weedkiller suits

WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Bayer AG’s (BAYGn.DE) bid to dismiss legal claims by customers who contend its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer as the German company seeks to avoid potentially billions of dollars in damages. The justices turned away a Bayer appeal and left in place a lower …

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Bayer bid to nix Roundup weedkiller suits Read More »

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Roundup maker over cancer claims

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Roundup maker over cancer claims

Placeholder while article actions load The Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand a multimillion-dollar verdict against the manufacturer of the popular weed killer Roundup for failing to warn of cancer risks. The decision by the justices not to intervene clears the way for thousands of similar lawsuits against the company Bayer. The Biden administration had …

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Roundup maker over cancer claims Read More »

Court rejects Trump-era EPA finding that Roundup weed killer is safe

Court rejects Trump-era EPA finding that Roundup weed killer is safe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a Trump administration finding that the active ingredient in the weed killer Roundup does not pose a serious health risk and is “not likely” to cause cancer in humans. The California-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to reexamine its …

Court rejects Trump-era EPA finding that Roundup weed killer is safe Read More »