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Amazon sues former employee over new job at Target | Reuters

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has sued a former executive hired by Target Corp (TGT.N) as its chief supply chain and logistics officer to prevent him from revealing trade secrets. Source: Amazon sues former employee over new job at Target | Reuters

Law Graduate Gets Her Day in Court, Suing Law School

      For the first time, a law school will stand trial on charges that it inflated the employment data for its graduates to lure prospective students. Source: Law Graduate Gets Her Day in Court, Suing Law School

NLRB Orders Samsung to Stop Use of Employment Agreement Waiving Right to Sue | The National Trial Lawyers

The National Labor Relations Board has ordered Samsung refrain from coercively interrogating employees and to cease the use of an agreement to arbitrate claims. The mutual agreement required employ… Source: NLRB Orders Samsung to Stop Use of Employment Agreement Waiving … Continue reading

U.S. citizen detained 3 years awarded $82,500 in immigration case | Newsday

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A Brooklyn federal judge on Friday awarded $82,500 to a man detained more than three years by the government on suspicion he wasn’t a citizen Source: U.S. citizen detained 3 years awarded $82,500 in immigration case | Newsday

Alabama passes law banning cities and towns from increasing minimum wage | US news | The Guardian

State senate passes the legislation, which voids a Birmingham city ordinance attempting to raise the city’s minimum wage to $10.10, on a 23-11 vote Source: Alabama passes law banning cities and towns from increasing minimum wage | US news | … Continue reading

Social Security Finally Explains Its New Claiming Rules | Money.com

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    You may need to move fast, unless you’re grandfathered into the old system. Source: Social Security Finally Explains Its New Claiming Rules | Money.com

US Bankruptcy Court’s ruling could help HashFast trustee recover $1.3 million » Brave New Coin

Last week, Judge Dennis Montali, presiding over the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, ruled that Bitcoin should be classified as “intangible personal property.” Source: US Bankruptcy Court’s ruling could help HashFast trustee recover $1.3 million … Continue reading

President Obama on key qualities of next SCOTUS justice

President Obama outlined the sort of nominee he’ll choose to fill the bench vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in a guest post on the SCOTUS blog. Source: Obama lists key qualities of next SC justice In a guest … Continue reading

Walmart is rolling out big changes to worker schedules this year – The Washington Post

The new system falls short of what activist groups had been demanding, but reflects a shift towards giving workers more say. Source: Walmart is rolling out big changes to worker schedules this year – The Washington Post

Cleveland Mayor Apologizes for, Drops Ambulance Charge to Tamir Rice’s Estate – NBC News

Cleveland’s mayor and other city officials apologized Thursday for asking for reimbursement from Tamir Rice’s family for the medical services he received after he was fatally shot by a police officer. Source: Cleveland Mayor Apologizes for, Drops Ambulance Charge to … Continue reading