The Atlanta-based company that franchises Popeyes fried chicken restaurants has purchased the recipes for many of the dishes served in those restaurants from Louisiana-based Diversified Foods and Seasonings for $43 million.
A Lafayette pet-grooming business is claiming conspiracy after the owner and an employee were issued misdemeanor summonses for animal abuse stemming from an undercover video.
The world’s most famous pepper sauce is hot under the collar with blogger Lamar White over a parody logo. Who will blink first?
The state labor department figures released Friday show the initial claims decreased to 2,976 from the previous week's total of 2,985. For the comparable week a year earlier, there were 3,306.
Lawmakers are getting out of a dispute between New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and NFL players about workers compensation claims.
The Louisiana Workforce Commission said Friday that initial claims rose to 2,343 from the previous week's total of 2,209. There were 2,738 initial claims during the comparable week in 2013.
Fifty-four year old Steve Fouke was also sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Haik to pay nearly $6.4 million in restitution.
The Louisiana Workforce Commission said Friday that initial claims rose to 2,273 from the previous week's total of 2,238. There were 2,466 initial claims during the comparable week in 2013.
The House labor committee rejected bills Thursday that would have set the state minimum wage higher than the hourly federal rate of $7.25 and would have allowed local governments to set their own minimum wage.
The Louisiana Workforce Commission said Friday that initial claims rose to 2,101 from the previous week's total of 1,985. There were 2,444 initial claims during the comparable week in 2013.
The civil complaint alleges that Joyce Bougere-Keyes prepares federal income tax returns for customers who report fabricated and/or inflated business income and expenses to maximize the amount of the Earned Income Tax Credit her customers claim.