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    Thousands of Cybersecurity Jobs Left Unfilled

    Analysts say that somewhere between 100,000 and 350,000 vacant cybersecurity positions are waiting for qualified candidates. The exponential growth of global hacking has caused a skyrocketing demand for the positions, which start at around $80,000 per year...

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    FOX News Accused Of Hacking Host

    Former Fox News host Adrea Tantaros says the company hacked into her computer and then launched an online harassment campaign to discredit her. Tantaros, who has also filed a lawsuit against the channel for sexual harassment she...

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    Are Harassment Hotlines Just Hokum?

    In countering an onslaught of sexual harassment claims by former female employees, 21st Century Fox has pointed to an employee hotline set up more than 10 years ago. Former Fox anchor Bill O’Reilly, in his defense, pointed...

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    Liability When An Employee Refuses Medical Treatment

    How should employers react when an employee is injured on the job, or presents with some medical condition, but refuses medical attention? This article, from Occupational Health & Safety Magazine, warns of potential liability in this situation...

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    For Nurses, A Plague Of Workplace Injuries

    Normally not considered “hard labor” like construction or work on a loading dock, many nursing jobs involve repeated and unpredictable heavy lifting. Moreover, because of the current obesity epidemic, that lift is getting heavier. That result is...

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    NY May Force Uber To Provide Tipping Options

    New York officials are moving to require Uber to provide its users with in-app tipping options. The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission announced the proposal this week, which would require any car service that accept only credit...

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    Better Performance Analytics Would Help Diversify Law Firms

    To help diversify legal teams – and more effectively promote lawyers based on current performance – the legal industry should turn to Words With Friends, argues Paul Lippe, former CEO of Legal OnRamp and member of Elevate...

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    Wells Fargo Clawing Back $75M From Former Execs

    Wells Fargo has pinned blame for its fraudulent account scandal on two former executives, moving this week to claw back $75 million in compensation from former chief executive John G. Stumpf, and former head of community banking,...

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    Judge’s Widow Files Discrimination Suit Against State Board That Employed Him

    The widow of a California administrative judge has filed a discrimination suit against the state board where he worked. The California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board had required that he commute twice a month to hearings that took place about an...

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    NYC Employers Can’t Ask About Past Salaries

    The New York City Council has approved legislation that will ban employers from asking about past salaries during job interviews. The city joins Massachusetts, Puerto Rico, and Philadelphia – and the more than 20 other city and...

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