NEW ORLEANS -- A Louisiana judge ruled Wednesday that thousands of New Orleans school employees were wrongfully fired after Hurricane Katrina shut down the city and its schools in 2005.
Judge Ethel Simms Julien awarded more than $1 million to seven people who filed the class-action suit against the New Orleans... Read More »
NEW ORLEANS - A group of Filipino guest workers who allege in a lawsuit that their Louisiana-based employers subjected them to inhumane working and living conditions claim company officials have threatened some of them with deportation unless they drop the case.
A federal judge on Monday issued an order barring... Read More »
A long-serving sheriff's deputy in Louisiana who allegedly told his supervisor that he had planted a recording device in his ex-girlfriend's bedroom has been fired and arrested, following a brief investigation.
As The (Baton Rouge) Advocate reports, David Pizzolato Jr. went inside his ex-girlfriend's... Read More »