While it inspired new regulations, executives have mostly found a way around them.
Corporations that have higher numbers of employment cases brought against them spend more money on lobbyists, who help influence courts and change labor laws.
A lesson for public officials courting Amazon.
The Regulatory Accountability Act would subject the rule-making process to red tape.
Universities need corporations for research funding, and the political will for an alternative solution is limited.
Rulings in recent years have effectively forced consumers to file class actions in the region where the corporation is based or to disaggregate claims into separate filings.
Fines for companies have risen over the last 25 years, but the number of prosecutions has remained roughly the same, according to information compiled by a University of Virginia law professor and his research team.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 was meant to protect artists and programmers, but it has ended up preventing consumers from fixing their products.
A fierce group of local activists, including a cappella group Raging Grannies, brought about a deciding vote. Though Portland will likely lose $4.5 million annually starting in 2020, its city council will have more time to address other pressing issues, including homelessness.
President Donald Trump has restored consumer confidence in private prisons—but they were never in danger of failing to begin with.
Public opinion of the media is at an all-time low. How do outlets regain Americans' trust?
Historically, written language has been created to represent spoken language. For the first time, that dynamic is working in the opposite direction.
Two ongoing cases represent the country's new resistance to multinational influence.
Jobs have gone urban, leaving office space in the suburbs obsolete and a distressed work force further away from help.
B Lab markets their do-gooder stamp of approval as a sign of global citizenship and transparency. In fact, it's a half-measure signifying nothing.