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9 hrs ago | BusinessWeek

Patton Boggs Hires Big Gun in Firefight With Chevron, Gibson Dunn

The clash between a proud but wounded Washington corporate law firm and one of the world's largest oil companies has escalated.

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Related Topix: Education

13 hrs ago | Communications Workers of America

Kaplan ESL Teachers Approve First Contract

Teachers at Kaplan International Centers, who teach English as a Second Language and are members of TNG-CWA Local 31003, voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to ratify a first contract that would provide raises, workplace protections and a voice on the job.

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13 hrs ago | Communications Workers of America

CWA e-Newsletter: Apr. 17, 2014

Want to be in next week's CWA Newsletter? Send your stories and photos to blog@cwa-union.org or @CWANews .

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Related Topix: Education, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Illinois

18 hrs ago | JD Supra

The EEOC Loses Background Check Battle In The 6th Circuit

The Sixth Circuit issued a much anticipated ruling on April 9, 2014 related to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's systemic targeting of employer background check policies.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Education

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Forbes.com

Kaplan: Why Treating Nonprofits Like Tech Startups Works

Robert S. Kaplan, co-chair of the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation , the largest venture philanthropy firm in the U.S. will join me for a live discussion of the strategies and impact of their approach: treating nonprofits like tech startups .

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Related Topix: Education, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting

JD Supra

A Check on the EEOC Attack on the Credit Check

We have written a few times about the EEOC's closer inspection of background checks and the use of criminal records in employment decisions because of their potential adverse impact on classes of applicants.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Education

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sulekha.com

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I am a medical student studying at Kaplan and preparing for the United States Medical Licensing Exam .

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Related Topix: Education, Home Listing, Home, Jackson-Heights, NY, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Insurance, MetLife

Customer Interaction Solutions

Socrata Announces New Director of Multilateral and NGO Jeff Kaplan to ...

Seattle, Washington April 15, 2014 Socrata, a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced Jeff Kaplan as its first-ever Director of Multilateral and NGO.

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Related Topix: Socrata, Education, World Bank

Asbury Park Press

Healthy Living: Avoid norovirus and other hazards on your vacation at sea

Several years ago, Beth Lugara, 44, was one of 1,800 enthusiastic passengers to board an 11-day Caribbean cruise that left from New York.

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Related Topix: Scotch Plains, NJ, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Education

Mon Apr 14, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Kaplan Fox Announces the Proposed Settlement of Class Actions Against ...

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP hereby notifies all persons entities who invested in funds managed by Stillwater and either acquired the common stock of Gerova pursuant to a Share Exchange Agreement dated December 23, 2009 that was completed on January 20, 2010 or requested a full or partial redemption of your investment which you have not received as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education

Law.com

United States of America, Appellee v. Robert Lee Miles, a/k/a Robert...

Mary E. Mulligan, Emily L. Chang, on the brief, Alexander D. Levi, Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP, New York, NY.

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Related Topix: York, NY, Education

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Business Insurance

Employers switch to high-deductible plans and private exchanges to cut costs

Benefit managers who are looking to control rising health care costs have converging trends that can aid them in that effort.

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Related Topix: Education, Aetna, Insurance

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Japan Times

Weapons for peace and proactive pacifism

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has relaxed curbs on arms exports and sees great market potential in Asia.

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Related Topix: Democratic Party (Japan), Education, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Graham Holdings Taking Care of the Business

Graham Holdings , formerly the Washington Post Company, is a diversified media and education company which operates chiefly in two areas of the media business: television broadcasting and cable television.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Education, Marketing, Healthcare, Amazon, The Washington Post Company

The Skanner

Oregon Innocence Project Offers Hope to the Wrongly Convicted

Pictured are three of four co-founders of Oregon Innocence Project. From left: S. Bobbin Singh, executive director of the Oregon Justice Resource Center; Aliza Kaplan, an associate professor at Lewis & Clark Law School; and Janis Puracal, an associate at the law firm Bullivant Houser Bailey PC.

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Related Topix: Education, Criminal Defense Law, Law, New York, Brooklyn (Portland, OR)

Courthouse News Service

CNS Talks to President Correa on Legacy of Oil Drilling in Ecuador

Chevron adopted a strategy to "destroy the reputation" of the Ecuadorean government and judiciary after realizing a court there would hold it liable for massive oil contamination in the Amazon, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said today in an interview at the Pierre Hotel.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, Rafael Correa, New York, Education

Sys-Con Media

Media Pioneer Donald Graham Keynote On Accessing The American Dream...

Graham has unrivaled experience in the media and education industries as the CEO of Graham Holdings-owner of Kaplan Education-and the former Chairman and CEO of the Washington Post.

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Related Topix: Education, Washington Post, Publishing, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, The Washington Post Company

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Washington Post

a In this case the EEOC sued the defendants for using the same type of ...

The EEOC's personnel handbook recites that "[o]verdue just debts increase temptation to commit illegal or unethical acts as a means of gaining funds to meet financial obligations."

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Education, US Politics, US News

Fast Company

Kaplan Enters The Fast-Growing Market For Digital Skills Training

"Brogrammers," delirious valuations, elevator pitch ambushes at every turn--so far the only thing missing from HBO's new comedy "Silicon Valley" is a bootcamp for novice programmers.

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Related Topix: Education, thoughtbot, Ruby, Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Flatiron District (New York, NY), Business News

Tue Apr 08, 2014

CTV

Disputed South China Sea is simmering pot of potential conflict, author warns

The disputed South China Sea is a simmering pot of potential conflict that could have major consequences for the West, warns the author of a new book.

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Related Topix: Education, China, Asia, World News

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