The Rochester Affiliate of the National Human Resource Association named George Huyler, VP of Human Resources at Continental Service Group, Inc., d/b/a ConServe, as the 2015 HR Executive of the Year earlier Tuesday at an awards luncheon held at Monroe Country Club.
A judge in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims Tuesday dismissed a complaint against the Department of Education brought by student loan debt collection contractors that disagreed with the agency’s decision to end its relationship with some collectors while expanding its business with others. But the decision was narrow and is likely to be appealed, with additional questions needing an answer before the matter is finally settled.
Nine state attorneys general Thursday sent a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan urging him to “immediately relieve borrowers of the obligation to repay federal student loans that were incurred as a result of violations of state law by Corinthian Colleges, Inc.”
The Account Control Technology Foundation (herein ACT Foundation), a non-profit, charitable organization established by the founders of Account Control Technology, Inc. (ACT), has announced the release of “Beware the Debt Monster,” a short video aimed at building financial literacy by highlighting the dangers of monstrous or unaddressed debt.
Later this week, a federal court in Washington will hear oral arguments in a student loan debt collection contract dispute pitting four collection agencies against the federal government and five other collection agencies. Due to the increase in parties, the arguments will now be heard over two days beginning Wednesday.
The ARM industry is used to bad news and negative media attention. But this week, there were a couple articles run in prominent media that cast the industry in a positive light. The first was a nice local profile of a collection agency and the second featured a defense of private collectors on the Department of Education’s student loan collection contract.
Continental Service Group, Inc., d/b/a ConServe, is proud to announce that it has been named #1 on the 2015 Rochester’s Top Workplace list of large employers. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback.
insideARM.com readers are growing increasingly nervous regarding the safety of the student loan debt collection market, according to two polls conducted over the past five months. Asking the exact same question at different times, respondents indicated that recent developments are driving the pessimism.
This week saw a flurry of activity in the Court of Federal Claims case against the Department of Education over its decision to end student loan debt collection contracts with five collection agencies. The end result is a consolidated case that pits four collection agencies — with two others supporting as amici — against the United States and five other collection agencies on the contract.
Mike Ginsberg, President and CEO of Kaulkin Ginsberg, will moderate a roundtable during insideARM.com and the iA Institute’s third annual Larger Market Participant Summit on Thursday, April 23, in Washington, D.C.