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Many employers caught between the vaccine and a hard place

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Vaccine mandates are becoming more popular among large corporations and small businesses alike. But one in five Americans remain vaccine-resistant. What is an employer to do? Luke Wright, a partner at Harter Secrest & Emery LLP who practices in the area ...

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Transgender woman awarded $1M in discrimination lawsuit

OKLAHOMA CITY — A federal jury has awarded a transgender woman more than $1 million after finding Southeastern Oklahoma State University discriminated against her and wrongfully denied her tenure. Jurors sided with former English professor Rachel Tudor on Monday, The ...

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Women out-earn men in corporate finance

Women may be badly outnumbered in the top ranks of corporate America, but at least they aren’t underpaid. Compensation for female chief financial officers at S&P 500 companies last year outpaced that of their male counterparts, according to an analysis ...

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Law firm memo suggests bonuses will be flat

The Wall Street Journal is reporting an early sign that year-end bonuses at law firms will be flat this year. The newspaper says it reviewed an internal memo from the New York firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore in which ...

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No. 2 job at State Police goes to a woman

ALBANY — A woman will hold the No. 2 job at the New York State Police for the first time. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Monday that Patricia Groeber has been appointed first deputy superintendent at the State Police, making her ...

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Alcoa to keep smelting plant open after NY offers incentives

ALBANY — Alcoa has backed off a plan to close its smelting operations in northern New York after the state agreed to a series of incentives, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a crowd of cheering workers Tuesday. Under the terms of ...

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Preliminary September unemployment rates released

The state’s private sector job count increased by 135,100 from September 2014 to September 2015, according to preliminary figures released Tuesday by the state Labor Department. In September 2015, the number of private sector jobs in the State was 7,821,700. ...

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ConServe adding to Rochester locations

Continental Service Group Inc. (ConServe), a leading provider of accounts receivable management services specializing in colleges and universities, guaranty agencies and private lenders, celebrated the opening of its new Henrietta location last week with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. ConServe’s corporate headquarters ...

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Cuomo launches youth program led by his mother

The launching of the new New York Youth Mentoring Program which will provide career and life guidance to at-risk children was announced Monday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The Program — guided by its advisory board, chaired pro bono by ...

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