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  1. 'Super complaints' system aimed at improving police standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

    Charities and pressure groups will be able to lodge "super complaints" against the police under a shake-up announced by the Government. They will be able to pursue complaints on behalf of the public about patterns or trends that could "undermine legitimacy".


  2. UK Competition AuthoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Docuticker

    The newly-created Competition and Markets Authority has made significant progress in improving how the UK's competition regime works, and it is now more coherent than before...Business awareness of competition law, however, is low and while it has improved the robustness of its enforcement casework, the regime has so far not produced a substantial flow of enforcement decisions or fines. Effective competition is a key priority for government in its drive to improve growth and productivity.


  3. Moss v. Unum GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | FindLaw

    James L. MOSS, Plaintiff-Appellant v. UNUM GROUP; Paul Revere Life Insurance Company; New York Life Insurance Company, Defendants-Appellees.


  4. The nation in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker and leaving three people hurt by debris that scattered as the rig's lengthy boom fell, officials said. The mobile crane's boom landed across an intersection, smashed several car roofs and stretched across much of a block after the accident around 8:25 a.m. at a historic building about 10 blocks north of the World Trade Center.


  5. United Food and Commercial Workers Union Employer Pension Fund v. Rubber Associates IncRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | FindLaw

    EMPLOYER PENSION FUND; Robert W. Grauvogl; Barbara Caruso; Carl Ivka; F. Steven Albrecht; John Halkias; Ray Huber, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. RUBBER ASSOCIATES, INC., Defendant-Appellant.


  6. City asking for mental health records of fired city attorneyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The city of Minot is asking a federal judge to require a fired city employee to turn over mental health records since 1994 as part of an ongoing legal battle. Former city attorney Colleen Auer says in a lawsuit she was fired illegally in retaliation for a discrimination complaint she had filed while employed by the city.


  7. Tsukiji Fish Market in Ala Moana closingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Tsukiji Fish Market and Restaurant will close after service Saturday, after its owner was unable to reach new lease terms with Ala Moana Center management. The restaurant, on the center's Ho'okipa Terrace, was purchased from its original owner some years ago by locally based Paradise Inn Hawaii LLC, led by Ronald Kim.


  8. Women of Distinction Magazine Selects Sandy Duckett as a Distinguished Professional in Her FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    STURGEON BAY, WI, February 06, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sandy Duckett, Chief Executive Officer of We Are HOPE, Inc., has been recognized as a Distinguished Professional in her field through Women of Distinction Magazine. Sandy Duckett will be featured in the upcoming edition of the Women of Distinction Magazine in 2016.


  9. County airport seeks new tenantRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Fulton County supervisors on Monday will take a step toward finding a new business for the vacant commercial building at the county airport. But officials said it's unlikely the county will change the way it reviews potential tenants, even after the last one left abruptly, owing the county thousands in unpaid bills.


  10. Selma Market forced to pay $149,000 in back wages, damagesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    A meat market in Selma will be forced to pay over $149,000 in back wages to its employees for violating federal labor pay standards. The employer of Alfonso's Carniceria, Inc., also known as Alfonso's Meat Market, reportedly violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by not properly paying his employees.


  11. Snow Covers Accessible Parking SpotsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KKTV

    A man is angry because several parking spaces for people who have disabilities are covered in snow. He noticed the problem at a couple shopping centers in Colorado Springs.


  12. 2 Injured Hall firefighters - disappointed,' - saddened' by county's decision to end their employmentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times

    Two of the three Hall County firefighters injured in a July 2014 training incident called their separation from the county disappointing, one saying he was "saddened by the county's decision." TJ Elliott, Will Griffin and Stephen Jackson all spent their last day in the county's employment Sunday.


  13. Analyzing the Impact of SEC's Proposed Uniform Fiduciary StandardRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Law.com

    During a series of recent public addresses, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White confirmed that the SEC is hard at work fashioning new regulations to establish a "uniform fiduciary standard" for all securities brokers.1 This SEC action comes in the wake of the Department of Labor's ongoing rulemaking process to broaden its own definition of those who are considered fiduciaries in relation to ERISA plans and IRA assets.2 There have been reams written in the industry regarding the benefits and costs of this looming shift to a uniform fiduciary standard for brokers and advisers, primarily focused on the burdens of compliance, the impact on investors, and the sweeping changes that may be triggered in terms of compensation structures and sale of proprietary products.3 But in criminal actions, there may also be a profound impact on the analysis of fraud claims against ... (more)


  14. Cotton Southern Bistro employees demanding paychecks after doors temporarily closeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Several employees with Cotton Southern Bistro are worried that they will not get their paychecks and additional money that they are owed. They tell NewsChannel 3 that over the past few months, some of their paychecks have come late and some of their checks have bounced.


  15. Study: BMI misreads millions' healthRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.


  16. Missoula Marathon Settles Discrimination CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Runner's World

    Photograph by DARIUSZ JANCZEWSKI VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS AND LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKE 3.0 INTERNATIONAL LICENSE A Montana marathon has agreed to settle a case alleging it discriminated against athletes with disabilities in what national disability advocates say is an important victory for broadening participation in road races, even though the matter never went to court.


  17. Congress advances legislation targeted at Obama conflict-of-interest ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Congress this week moved to advance legislation that would halt President Obama's planned new rule to curtail conflicts of interest in retirement investing, highlighting opposition to the forthcoming regulation from both sides of the aisle and the threat that a Republican president would undo it. Just weeks before the Department of Labor's rule is expected to be finalized, a group of Republican senators on Thursday introduced legislation that would require congressional approval to impose the rule, effectively blocking it.


  18. Seventh Circuit Allows Reverse Racism Claims To Proceed Against ContractorRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    Earlier this week, the Seventh Circuit allowed a Caucasian construction worker to take his reverse racism claims to trial because there were factual disputes about the reason for his termination. The plaintiff, Terry Deets, alleges that the defendant contractor laid him off because it was not meeting its federally mandated minority-hiring goals.


  19. Jobs Report: Legal Sector Has Rocky Start in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Law.com

    The U.S. legal services industry lost 1,400 jobs in January, according to seasonably adjusted preliminary data released Friday by the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. The monthly jobs report estimates that 1,122,800 people worked in the legal sector in January, though that figure could be adjusted.


  20. Ingram dances between the law and arts in 'DEIS Impact keynoteRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Brandeis' News

    In the keynote address for ' DEIS Impact , Germaine Ingram delivered a speech that examined of issues of social justice in the legal arena and offered her interpretation of the artistic experience, all interspersed with music and dance performances. It was an appropriate combination for Ingram, who is both an acclaimed jazz tap dancer and an accomplished civil rights lawyer.