Exclusive: U.S. Apparel Watchdog Probes Jockey’s Indian Partner After Human Rights Abuse Allegations | Top News

By Sachin Ravikumar and Chandini Monnappa BENGALURU (Reuters) – A top apparel industry watchdog has launched an investigation into underwear maker Jockey International’s Indian partner Page Industries Ltd following allegations of human rights abuses at one of its factories, the watchdog told Reuters. The investigation by U.S.-based Worldwide Responsible Accredited […]

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Legislation Establishing Nation’s Strongest State Consumer Financial Protection Watchdog

AB 1864 Establishes the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation – modeled directly after the federal agency championed by President Obama and Senator Warren – to Fight Financial Predators and Cultivate Consumer-Serving Innovation  SB 908 establishes a licensing law to specifically regulate debt collectors AB 376 creates Student Borrower Bill of Rights […]

State Department revoked award for journalist over social media posts critical of Trump and lied about it, watchdog finds

The State Department revoked a prestigious award from a Finnish journalist because of social media posts critical of President Donald Trump, according to a report from the State Department Office of Inspector General. Although the watchdog found that the State Department had acted within its “broad discretion” to rescind the […]