Contracts Involving State & Minicipality. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 26, 2017

Portugal Basks In Post-Bailout Economic RevivalSouth Africa: Clamp Down On Corruption At Nelson Mandela Bay MunicipalityRex Winter: Business skills for tomorrow's entrepreneursHuntington Council OKs contract with Public Works unionIs noncompete provision legal?TDOT plans action as soon as Gov. Haslam signs IMPROVE Act into lawHospital board moves to amend contractWhitehouse City Council authorizes contract negotiation with Tyler church to manage city's recreation centerIn long Camden County library contract dispute, hint of a breakthroughInvoices detail hidden legal work in Hoosick FallsFee Motions in VW Diesel Fraud Case Denied, But Door Opens for ...Palantir Pays $1.6 Million To Settle Hiring Discrimination Lawsuit With Department Of LaborJustice Antitrust Pick Pledges Anthem Recusal Ahead of HearingCity of Los Angeles v. AECOM Services, Inc.NLRB on Arbitration Confidentiality, EEOC's Equal Pay Data Rule ...

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Legislation in the world of PPPs
Business MirrorMarch 26, 2017

While the basic law sets the policy and framework, it does not provide the “what, who, how and when”. Acts of Congress, like the BOT law, Government Procurement Reform Act, Corporation Code and Civil Code, supply the basic details, primarily what the ...more »

Do your homework before signing a lawn care contract
Chicago TribuneMarch 27, 2017

At this time of year, many homeowners sign yearly contracts for lawn care and other landscape services. Before you commit, it's important to understand the different kinds of professionals and the services they each provide, according to Doris Taylor ...more »

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Portugal Basks In Post-Bailout Economic Revival
KUARApril 26, 2017

Santana's husband, João Tavares, 29, is a youth basketball coach who, for years, has been on a precarious, temporary contract with the Lisbon municipality. "I have confidence and real hope that my contract will become permanent any day now. It's one of ...more »

South Africa: Clamp Down On Corruption At Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality
AllAfrica.comApril 26, 2017

"Contracts and all expenditure relating to the City of Champions project, Mohlaleng Media and Milongani Eco Consulting, will face forensic scrutiny. This comes after evidence presented to the municipality was deemed sufficient to warrant suspicion and ...more »

Rex Winter: Business skills for tomorrow's entrepreneurs
Petoskey News-ReviewApril 26, 2017

It focuses on leadership and management skills, personal and business finance, career planning and employability skills, entrepreneurship skills, professional communication skills, business law and international business. This program is offered at all ...more »

Huntington Council OKs contract with Public Works union
Huntington Herald DispatchApril 26, 2017

HUNTINGTON - A two-year labor contract between the city of Huntington and AFSCME Local 598 was approved Monday night by Huntington City Council. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 598 represents 77 city ...more »

Is noncompete provision legal?
Napa Valley RegisterApril 26, 2017

Alex Myers of Myers & Associates will take over the legal advice column "Minding Your Business." He specializes in business law. prev. next. Dear Alex: I recently left my job at an engineering firm to start my own independent engineering company. I had ...more »

TDOT plans action as soon as Gov. Haslam signs IMPROVE Act into law
WZTVApril 26, 2017

TDOT said as soon as the Governor signs the IMPROVE act into law, I-440 repaving could go into contract as early as next year. TDOT plans to release its three year plan detailing which projects will be first to start in the very near future. The ...more »

Hospital board moves to amend contract
Gainesville Daily RegisterApril 26, 2017

After two hours in closed session, the Gainesville Hospital District Board of Directors voted Monday to amend the district's management agreement with Universal Health Services, Inc. or a related entity. There was no discussion in open session about ...more »

Whitehouse City Council authorizes contract negotiation with Tyler church to manage city's recreation center
Tyler Morning TelegraphApril 26, 2017

However, last year, the city's contract offer to the YMCA excluded the subsidy, because Smith said the municipality could not afford it. The YMCA rejected the offer, so the city sought out other entities to manage its recreation center. The YMCA's ...more »

In long Camden County library contract dispute, hint of a breakthrough
Philly.comApril 25, 2017

Joyce Valenza, assistant teaching professor of library and information science at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, said she was not familiar with the Camden County contract dispute but stressed that librarians play an integral role in helping ...more »

Invoices detail hidden legal work in Hoosick Falls
Albany Times UnionApril 25, 2017

The village's response, prepared by the law firm, said the blacked-out information was "attorney-client privileged information." The information blacked-out in the invoices, when compared with the documents released by the village this week, indicates ...more »

Fee Motions in VW Diesel Fraud Case Denied, But Door Opens for ...
Law.com (subscription)April 25, 2017

The federal judge in the Volkswagen diesel emissions litigation has denied 244 motions for attorney fees but lifted an earlier injunction which had…more »

Palantir Pays $1.6 Million To Settle Hiring Discrimination Lawsuit With Department Of Labor
ForbesApril 25, 2017

Palantir, which has received more than $340 million in government contracts since the beginning of 2010, settled after seven months of negotiations with Labor Department officials in Washington and San Francisco. Palantir's move comes after ... The ...more »

Justice Antitrust Pick Pledges Anthem Recusal Ahead of Hearing
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessApril 25, 2017

Confirmation hearings for assistant attorney general positions in the Justice Department's antitrust division tend to be bipartisan, Mary Strimel, a partner at McDermott, Will & Emery, told Bloomberg BNA. “I think the antitrust bar as a whole views ...more »

City of Los Angeles v. AECOM Services, Inc.
The RecorderApril 25, 2017

This appeal presents a single legal question that has not yet been addressed by our court: Do Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (§ 504) preempt a city's state-law claims for breach ...more »

NLRB on Arbitration Confidentiality, EEOC's Equal Pay Data Rule ...
The National Law ReviewApril 25, 2017

The NLRB rules employees have the right to discuss arbitration proceedings with colleagues and may not be required to arbitrate claims under the NLRA.more »

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