JUDGE CERTIFIES CLASS IN FDCPA SUIT OVER THREAT OF JUDGMENT
- A District Court judge in Pennsylvania has certified a class action in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act lawsuit that accused a defendant of violating the statute by mentioning in a letter that a judgment may be awarded before the expiration of a settlement offer that was being made, even though a collection lawsuit had yet to be filed.
TALK-OFF PARTICIPANTS SHARE PERSPECTIVES ABOUT HYBRID WORK TREND
- If the COVID-19 pandemic showed us all that working from home is not just something for day traders and writers, then the end of the pandemic is teaching us another lesson as well — a lesson about the importance of job flexibility and transparency, the panelists on this week’s Talk-Off discussed.
ED. DEPT. CANCELS MORE DEBT FOR DEFRAUDED STUDENTS AS WHITE HOUSE PONDERS WIDESPREAD CANCELLATION
- The Department of Education yesterday announced it was canceling $238 million in unpaid student loans for 28,000 former beauty school students who were taken advantage of, while at the same time published reports indicate that President Biden is considering a broader cancelation of student loan debt. The office in charge of overseeing federal student loans also announced a series of new hires in its enforcement division, including a litigator from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
GOOGLE TO START WIPING CONTACT INFO FROM SEARCH RESULTS AT CONSUMERS’ REQUEST
- Those using Google to help them find contact information for people, whether skiptracing accounts or just looking to get in touch with someone, may start finding it harder to get what you are looking for, because the search engine giant is going to start allowing individuals to request to have their contact information removed from search results, according to a published report.
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