Business / Law

 The Art Institute of Pittsburgh on the Boulevard of the Allies is operated by Pittsburgh-based for-profit EDMC.

U.S. senators demand more debt forgiveness, accountability from EDMC

Three senators raised concerns about the Pittsburgh for-profit education company’s massive settlement with the federal government.

about 4 hours ago

Pittsburgh attorney says unionizing should be a civil right

Lawyer Moshe Marvit proposes expanding federal civil-rights law to make it illegal to fire a person for trying to organize or join a union.

about 19 hours ago

Court: Facebook link, ‘Like’ not defamation

A person who posted a link on her Facebook page and “liked” it on her own page cannot be held liable for publishing defamatory content.

about 19 hours ago

Obituary: David A. Murdoch / Attorney was honorary German consul

Mr. Murdoch, a K&L partner, had a lifelong attachment to global affairs. He witnessed the Berlin Wall rise as a student, and fall in 1989.

1 day ago

Temps can sue companies for bias in workplace

Companies contracting with employment agencies can be held liable for temporary employees’ discrimination claims, an appeals court rules.

1 week ago

Business workshop: High court gives relief on insurance loophole

A recent decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court closes an insurance loophole for companies sued by injured workers.

1 week ago

Senior law firm partners holding on to clients longer

A big challenge facing law firms is the transition of client matters from the baby boomer generation to younger partners.

2 weeks ago

 U.S. Attorney David Hickton, center, flanked by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, left, and Attorney General Loretta Lynch, speaks at a news conference today announcing the civil litigation settlement concerning EDMC.

EDMC reaches nearly $100 million settlement with prosecutors over recruiting

The deal puts an end to federal and state investigations into the Pittsburgh-based for-profit education company’s recruiting practices.

2 weeks ago

Business workshop: Decision expected to lead to more cybersecurity suits

The federal appeals court has given the FTC authority to crack down on companies with inadequate cybersecurity systems.

4 weeks ago