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SEC Issues Trading Suspension Order Involving Mongolia Holdings, MyGo Games Holding
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission issued the following trading suspension order (No. 34-87962):

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced the temporary suspension of trading in the securities of the following issuers, commencing at 9:30 a.m. EST on January 15, 2020 and terminating at 11:59 p.m. EST on January 29, 2020:

* Mongolia Holdings, Inc. (MNHD)

* MyGo Games Holding Co. (MYGG)

The Commission temporarily suspended trading in the securities of the foregoing companies due to a lack of current and accurate information about the companies because they ... Show Full Article

SEC Issues Trading Suspension Order Involving Great Basin Scientific
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission issued the following trading suspension order (No. 34-87984):

The Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission")announced the temporary suspension, pursuant to Section 12(k) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"), of trading in the securities of Great Basin Scientific, Inc. ("GBSNQ"), of Salt Lake City, Utah, commencing at 9:30 a.m. EST on January 16, 2020, and terminating at 11:59 p.m. EST on January 30, 2020.

The Commission temporarily suspended trading in the securities of GBSNQ due to a lack of current and ... Show Full Article

SEC Issues Accounting & Auditing Enforcement Order Involving Joseph S. Amundsen, Michael T. Remus, Michael Remus
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission's Accounting and Auditing Enforcement issued the following order (No. 3-18994) involving Joseph S. Amundsen, Michael T. Remus and Michael Remus:

ORDER GRANTING PETITIONS FOR REVIEW AND SCHEDULING BRIEFS

Pursuant to Commission Rule of Practice 411,/1 the petitions of Joseph S. Amundsen, CPA, Michael T. Remus, CPA, and Michael Remus CPA for review of the administrative law judge's initial decision/2 is granted. Pursuant to Rule of Practice 411(d),/3 the Commission will determine what sanctions, if any, are appropriate in this matter.

Accordingly, ... Show Full Article

NLRB Issues Decision on SERV Centers of New Jersey Southern Region
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- The National Labor Relations Board issued the following decision (Case Nos. 22-RC-250477 and 22-RC-250428) by Region 22 Director David E. Leach III:

SERV CENTERS OF NEW JERSEY SOUTHERN REGION, Employer

and

AFSCME (AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES) NEW JERSEY COUNCIL 63, Petitioner

DECISION AND DIRECTION OF ELECTION

The Employer, SERV Centers of New Jersey, Southern Region, seeks to have this representation petition dismissed, on the basis that residential senior counselors (RSCs") are supervisors as defined in Section 2(11) of the Act. As ... Show Full Article

NLRB Issues Decision on North American
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- The National Labor Relations Board issued the following decision (Case No. 3-RC-253792) by Region 13 Director Peter Sung Ohr:

NORTH AMERICAN CORPORATION OF ILLINOIS, Employer

and

TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION NO. 705, Petitioner

and

PRODUCTION AND MAINTENANCE UNION, LOCAL 101, Intervenor

DIRECTION OF ELECTION

Upon a petition duly filed under Section 9(c) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended ("Act"), a hearing on this petition was conducted before a hearing officer of the National Labor Relations Board ("Board") to determine whether it is appropriate to conduct an ... Show Full Article

FTC Acts to Shut Down Success by Health Instant Coffee Pyramid Scheme
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- The Federal Trade Commission issued the following news release:

A federal court granted the Federal Trade Commission's request to temporarily shut down (https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/cases/netforce_seminars_tro.pdf) an alleged pyramid scheme known as "Success By Health," and to freeze the assets of the company and its executives.

In a complaint (https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/cases/netforce_seminars_stamped_complaint.pdf) filed in federal court, the FTC alleges that Success By Health and its executives James "Jay" Dwight Noland, Jr., Lina Noland, ... Show Full Article

FLRA Issues Decision Regarding Department of Education
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- The Federal Labor Relations Authority issued the following decision (Case No. 0-AR-5418) on Jan. 16:

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (Agency) and AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, COUNCIL 252, NATIONAL COUNCIL OF DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION LOCALS (Union)

DECISION

Before the Authority: Colleen Duffy Kiko, Chairman, and Ernest DuBester and James T. Abbott, Members

(Member DuBester concurring)

Decision by Member Abbott for the Authority

I. Statement of the Case

Today, the Authority distinguishes the circumstances presented here from those in its recent ... Show Full Article