The weird backstory of Scientology's tax-exempt status is laid bare in a new documentary, but for the status is still helping scare judges away from confronting the church's handling of ex-members head on.
Despite its business heavily relying on contracted manual laborers, Amazon made it almost impossible for temp workers to find work after their contracts expired because of its vague non-compete agreement.
Payday loan companies and their supporters offered stiff, knee-jerk resistance to a moderate slate of regulations proposed Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The industry has gone unsupervised at the federal level for decades, and undermined state regulations at every turn.
When companies switch from normal paychecks to electronic payroll debit cards, employers save money -- and expose their workers to bank abuses. Federal rules are coming, but some states don't feel like waiting.