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Report: Wage Law Violations Result in Billions of Dollars in Total Payouts

Violations of statutory wage and hour requirements represent a very big problem for corporate employers. Cumulative payouts in private lawsuits and government enforcement for wage payment violations run into the billions, according to a new report from an organization called … Continue reading

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Shareholder Suits Over GE Insurance Shortfall – Billions of Dollars at Risk

General Electric Co is being sued by shareholders who are accusing the company of concealing insurance liabilities and an SEC investigation, saying it cost shareholders tens of billions of dollars. The lawsuit seeks damages on behalf of shareholders from Feb. … Continue reading

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GAO – Agencies Need to Involve Chief Information Officers in Reviewing Billions of Dollars in Acquisitions

Information Technology: Agencies Need to Involve Chief Information Officers in Reviewing Billions of Dollars in Acquisitions GAO-18-42: Published: Jan 10, 2018. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 2018. “Most of the 22 selected agencies did not identify all of their information technology … Continue reading

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Are We Maximizing the Benefit of Our Securities Regulation Dollars?

The SEC, like every other government regulator, has limited funds. Its challenge is to use its limited budget to achieve the biggest bang for the buck. Or, to move the analysis one step back in time, Congress faces the same… … Continue reading

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Student asks NY Court to Decide if Bullying is Worth Six Million Dollars

A six million dollar lawsuit was filed last week against the Saranac Lake Central School District in upstate New York. Amy and Hiram Oliveras claim that their daughter, who is of Caribbean descent and is now 12 years old, was … Continue reading

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