Chipotle under fire for poor employment verification

Feb 10, 2011 Brian Bradley

Chipotle under fire for poor employment verification

Chipotle, famous for its overstuffed burritos, is facing heat from federal immigration agencies after it reportedly stuffed Minnesota locations with improperly documented workers. In all, the restaurant chain dismissed hundreds of workers after


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Bill will mandate background screening for emergency workers

Feb 10, 2011 Matt Roesly

The New Mexico state Senate is moving closer to passing a bill that will mandate background screening for paramedics and other emergency workers, the Las Cruces Sun-News reports. Under the Emergency Medical Services Act, all applicants and


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Seattle housing body oversees eviction cleanup

Feb 10, 2011 Matt Roesly

Meeting rent in Seattle, Washington, can be a daunting task for many tenants, but renters at one location faced such poor conditions that the agency overseeing housing in the city was forced to step in. According to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer,


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Short term lenders team up with Native American tribes

Feb 10, 2011 Todd Milner

Short term lenders team up with Native American tribes

As state lawmakers across the country pass bills capping interest rates for short term lenders, more companies are turning to Native American reservations, The Wall Street Journal reports.Tribal territory is not subject to interest-rate caps or


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Short term lenders press on despite unfair government regulations

Feb 09, 2011 Todd Milner

Short term lenders are a resilient bunch. As municipal, state and federal governments continue to crack down on a business model they deem "predatory," those who provide short term loans to consumers in need are fighting on by lobbying for


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