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How even a casual brush with the law can permanently mar a young man's life ? especially if he?s Black

September 30, 2020

Gary Painter University of Southern California (THE CONVERSATION) — George Floyd’s death highlighted how even a minor alleged infraction – in his case, over a fake $20 bill – can lead to a fatal interaction with law enforcement. As ...

Takeaways from the Labor Department's revised FFCRA regulations

September 30, 2020

Heather Fossity, BridgeTower Media Newswires Since April, employers have been carefully tracking their obligations for providing emergency paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), as well as the changing and expanding regulations ...

Try touchless payment to avoid dirty money

September 30, 2020

Gregory Karp, NerdWallet If you’re looking for a self-improvement task in this pandemic era, try teaching yourself to use contactless payments with your phone or “tap-to-pay” credit and debit cards. Any germaphobe will tell you that the ...

In death, as in life, Ruth Bader Ginsburg balanced being American and Jewish

September 30, 2020

Jonathan D. Sarna Brandeis University (THE CONVERSATION) — As news of the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spread on the eve of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, a common question heard in discussions among American Jews was: “When will ...

How to succeed in the virtual age

September 30, 2020

Robert Rosenberg, BridgeTower Media Newswires Think a remote trial is “virtually” impossible? Think again. After completing one of the nation’s very first virtual trials, my confidence in virtual trials has been fully confirmed. For the ...

Sustainable investing could get a lot harder

September 30, 2020

Liz Weston, NerdWallet Interest in sustainable investing is soaring, as more people become convinced that making a positive impact can be profitable as well as good for the planet and society. Unfortunately, the Labor Department doesn’t think these ...