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Cybercrime stats reveal ubiquity of threat

Sony, Target and Home Depot are some of the household names associated with recent high-profile data breaches. But recent statistics strikingly reveal that cybercrime is an equal opportunity threat. The number of records compromised by data breaches grew from 93 ...

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MCAD: college retaliated against bipolar chemist

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An MCAD hearing officer has found that Boston College unlawfully retaliated against one of its professors by refusing to reintegrate the faculty member into the school’s chemistry department following his mental-health-related medical leave. The complainant, William F. Armstrong, had sent ...

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151B bias claim can proceed despite CBA


An employee who successfully filed a complaint with the MCAD alleging sexual-orientation bias and claimed she was then targeted for retaliation, including being passed over for promotions, could sue under the state’s anti-discrimination statute despite the fact that she had ...

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Co.’s trucks barred from trespassing


The Rhode Island Supreme Court has upheld a trial judge’s decision that prevents a commercial business from using an abutting diner’s parking area to make deliveries. The plaintiff diner, arguing trespass, sought a preliminary injunction to preclude delivery trucks from ...

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