US Nonprofit Security Grant Program gets raise in Federal Omnibus Package

WASHINGTON – The new federal omnibus bill includes $305 million for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program, a significant increase from the current year’s $250 million. The NSGP has been a major agenda item for many Jewish organizations. Since the terrorist attack on Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, Jewish organizations have urged Congress to double…

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Hertz probed over allegations it rented recalled cars

US auto safety regulators said on Tuesday they are investigating if Hertz rented unrepaired recalled vehicles to customers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a filing made public on Tuesday it was in receipt of information that indicates “Hertz rented vehicles to customers without having performed required recall repairs.” NHTSA said it had opened an “audit query to…

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Nike exec caught ‘getting oral’ from ‘subordinate’ in company gym

Nike executives would get “sloppy drunk” and prey on female subordinates while the company ignored their complaints, according to an unsealed gender discrimination lawsuit against the sneaker giant. The female underlings alleged in the complaint that Nike’s Oregon headquarters was a “boys club” in which male executives subjected them to sexual advances, suggestive comments about…

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