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The Death of the Noncompete

October 10, 2008
The California Supreme Court recently ruled that noncompete agreements are unenforceable. Because so many national and international employers do business in California and because California is often on the leading edge of legal and technological development, non-California businesses should take note.
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Lawmakers Vent About Exec Pay at Lehman Hearing

October 6, 2008
It’s hard to determine how much light a congressional hearing on Monday, October 6, shed on the causes of huge losses in the U.S. financial markets, but a lot of heat was generated about the salary of Richard Fuld Jr., head of bankrupt investment firm Lehman Brothers.
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Louisiana Blue Cross Confirms Data Breach

October 2, 2008
The company compromises the personal data of about 1,700 brokers via an e-mail, exposing information such as Social Security numbers, phone numbers and addresses, a Blue Cross spokesman says.
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