TAG: U.S. District Court

Owner of landscape company sent to prison, fined for role in fraud

January 13, 2020By

The U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Ohio reports Doug Evans, owner of Evans Landscaping in Newtown, Ohio, was sentenced to 21 months in prison and fined $25,000 for wire fraud. Evans and Jim Bailey, vice president of operations for Evans Landscaping, were convicted following a jury trial in December 2018. Evans Landscaping Inc. was also convicted of... read more

Overtime Rule in limbo as Obama administration appeals injunction

December 7, 2016By

Across the United States, the H.R. meetings were over, the timecards created and the systems in place, but just days before the Department of Labor’s nationwide Overtime Rule was slated to take effect, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the rule, which would have made 4 million Americans eligible for overtime pay. Now, with only a little more than... read more