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2014 may come to be remembered as the year large employers across the country got serious about cybersecurity, following well-publicized cases of credit card, identity theft and other breaches of personal information reported by Target Corp., Sony … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo launched the “RI Pay Equity Tip Line,” a telephone line allowing women and men to report employers who violate state law that bans gender-based wage discrimination. more
WASHINGTON – Community groups from around the country have joined in a complaint filed last week with the Internal Revenue Service against Walmart Foundation, alleging that the foundation violated its tax-exempt status by using grants to generate … more
BOSTON – A bankruptcy judge last month gave verbal approval to a settlement of nearly $200 million for victims of the fungal meningitis outbreak caused by the now-defunct New England Compounding Center, Boston Business Journal reported last month. … more
BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey last month launched her office's Community Engagement Division, a first-of-its-kind division which will bring the office and its work into neighborhoods and communities across the state. The first … more
Four lawyers from the Morrison Mahoney LLP Providence law offices have joined the Los Angeles-based firm Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP at 1 Turks Head Place. more
The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping and youth-employment standards – although states and municipalities may have laws that impose higher standards. It was enacted to protect private-sector workers as … more
Sheri L. Pizzi become president of the Justinian Law Society of Rhode Island in September 2015 for a two-year term. She has been a member of the society for 18 years and has served on its board of directors for more than a decade. Here, she describes the value of and challenges to the nonprofit. more
Victoria M. Almeida, shareholder at the law firm of Adler Pollock & Sheehan, was elected chairwoman of the state's Health Services Council. Almeida was reappointed to the council by House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, in recognition of her … more
Given it is hurricane season, it is appropriate to ask whether Rhode Islanders are any safer from a hurricane today than they were three years ago when Hurricane Sandy hit. The answer is probably "somewhat safer," given the efforts of … more
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