Retail giant Wal-Mart will face claims that it defrauded shareholders by concealing corruption linked to the ongoing bribery allegations and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act in Mexican business unit. U.S. Judge Susan Hickey signed the dismissal denial order Sept.
Retail giant Wal-Mart claims actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and the other passengers involved in the Limo accident with one of its semi trucks were partially to blame because they were not wearing seatbelts.
• Mars announces leadership changes
Mars Food has promoted Fiona Dawson its next president. She has the responsibility for Mars drinks and European multisales. She succeeds Poul Weihrauch, who has been named president of Mars global petcare, effective Jan. 1.
Objections were raised at a Sebastian County Election Commission meeting Friday morning (Sept. 26) regarding a poll worker allegedly taking ballots home with her after the Sept. 17 school board election.
The committee tasked with exploring a three-year trial sanctioned sports program at NorthWest Arkansas Community College met Thursday (Sept. 25) at the community college, but deferred setting a budget until next month.
AON Invent, a local startup that helps inventors and entrepreneurs manage intellectual property rights and analyzes product innovations, has sold its SnappDown pallet design to Chicago-based Imperial Graphics & Displays for an undisclosed sum.
Hillshire Brands has agreed to pay $330,000 in back wages as part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor over claims of hiring discrimination against 2,474 men in the company’s Sara Lee division.
The proposed Arkansas Colleges of Health Education announced Friday (Sept. 19) that Forsgren Inc. of Fort Smith was selected as the contractor for site preparation for its new college of osteopathic medicine and work at the site could begin as early as next week.
The largest retailer and private employer in the world is beefing up its payrolls with the addition of at least 60,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season, according to Gisel Ruiz, chief operating officer for Walmart U.S.