ACLU sues to stop SBA from denying PPP loans to people with criminal records

Several civil rights groups are filing a lawsuit to stop the Small Business Administration from denying Paycheck Protection loans from people with criminal histories. The American Civil Liberties Union, the Public Interest Law Center and Washington Lawyers Committee filed the suit on June 16.  The groups argue the “arbitrary” and “unlawful” rules shut out many […]

A/C costs could jump 50% for people locked down amid the coronavirus

During the hot summer months, workers typically pass their days in the well air-conditioned office buildings. And the employers pay for the A/C. Free food had been a go-to perk of pre-COVID workplaces, but as many workers around the country are now stuck at home to...