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D.C. AG Reaches Three Settlements over Alleged Nonprofit Law Violations

District of Columbia AG Brian L. Schwalb reached three separate settlements regarding alleged violations of the District’s nonprofit laws. The AG’s office settled with the Fraternal Order of Police, Jerrard F. Young Lodge #1, Washington, D.C. to resolve allegations that the police lodge violated the District’s alcohol and beverage code and nonprofit laws by operating…

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Hindsight Is 20/20 in this Employee Misclassification Settlement

District of Columbia AG Brian Schwalb settled with economic policy research and advocacy firm 20/20 Vision and its principal to resolve allegations that they violated the District’s wage and hour laws by misclassifying its entire workforce as independent contractors rather than employees. AG Schwalb alleges that 20/20 Vision’s actions illegally deprived 21 current and former…

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Decades of Alleged Pollution Leads to Largest Environmental Settlement in D.C. History

District of Columbia AG Brian L. Schwalb settled with Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO) for $57 million, the largest environmental settlement in D.C. history, to resolve allegations that the energy company released toxic pollution into the Anacostia River system in violation of CERCLA and D.C. environmental laws. According to AG Schwalb’s complaints—filed in both federal…

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