June 15, 2016 12:42 AM
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor issued the long-awaited new rules on status for executive, administrative and professional exemption from overtime. Under the final regulations, effective on Dec ...
June 14, 2016 03:22 PM
With the district attorney and consolidated government walking away with what amounts to a truce, the nagging issues of consolidation in Lafayette Parish will remain unresolved ...
May 12, 2016 02:18 PM
GBB Properties Two and DBR Properties accuse Stirling/CBL/Ambassador Infrastructure of scrimping on road and drainage work at the 58-acre site ...
May 6, 2016 01:53 PM
Recent court filings suggest negotiations to sell the property and pay off the mortgage could be in the works ...
April 28, 2016 02:00 PM
Gerald Castille paid his dues as a bus driver, but when the St. Martin Parish School Board re-assigned him to inarguably the worst route in the parish, he sued ...
April 18, 2016 12:07 AM
When it comes to tax collections, state policymakers are constantly faced with hard choices about what’s fair and effective for collecting taxes from fellow citizens ...
March 15, 2016 01:01 PM
You’re recently divorced and finally getting your life back together — ready to move out of the apartment you’ve been living in with your kids into a home with a yard. After touring dozens of homes with your Realtor, you finally find the perfect ...
March 15, 2016 12:15 AM
At the Lafayette Parish Bar Association office on Johnston Street during the lunch hour on March 9, more than three dozen attorneys, many of them civil-law lawyers with no professional experience in criminal law, got a crash course in criminal defense ...
Feb. 16, 2016 11:31 AM
Sasol North America Inc., a subsidiary of the South African company planning — but currently scaling back due to plummeting oil prices — a $14 billion gasto-liquid plant in the Lake Charles area, stands to get a little more than $740,000 back from ...
Feb. 5, 2016 08:43 AM
U.S. District Judge Richard Haik's decision to retire under a Democratic president paved the way for a Dem to replace him, but confirmation could be a long way off ...

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