Deluged by discrimination complaints against U.S. colleges, the Education Department is taking years to resolve cases involving alleged sexual assault at Harvard Law School and Princeton University, and lawmakers are questioning the agency’s ability to enforce its own rules.
AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson told Congress that combining with DirecTV will provide more bargaining power with television programmers that can put “downward pressure” on prices.
Television executive Marci Burdick is gripped by a drama that isn’t appearing on her company’s CBS affiliate in South Bend, Indiana: She’s watching battles in Washington that figure to reshape the broadcast industry.
GM was for years a place where employees agreed to fix problems but never did, feared alerting superiors to car-safety concerns and avoided taking notes in meetings lest they be held liable for product shortcomings.
General Motors Co. blamed bureaucratic delays and a culture of incompetence for the botched handling of auto-safety complaints, and Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra ousted 15 employees for their roles in mishandling the recall of millions of fatally flawed vehicles.