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Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts reaches labor deal with workers

BOSTON – Employees at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts ratified their first labor deal Tuesday, becoming the latest prestigious art institution to protect workers with a union contract. The collective bargaining agreement is the first since museum workers voted to join the United Auto Workers Local 2110 in November 2020, the union and management said …

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FTC sues Walmart for scammers’ use of money transfer unit

NEW YORK — The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday that it has sued Walmart for allegedly allowing its money transfer services to be used by scam artists who stole “hundreds of millions of dollars” from customers. In its lawsuit, the alleged agency that for years, Walmart failed to properly secure the money transfer services offered …

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Patent Images Reveal How the Toyota GR GT3 Road Car Might Look

Last January, around the time of the Tokyo Auto Salon, Toyota Gazoo Racing related a corporate desire to “commercialize motorsports carsrather than relegating them to concepts in a press release. Like most proclamations made in PR blasts, it was easy to read with a healthy, depressing dose of skepticism, especially after Toyota appeared to quietly …

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Cali. residents to receive up to $1,050 in inflation relief

Some 23 million residents of California who earn less than $250,000 a year will receive a check from the state government to help ease the burden of inflation which has sent prices of key commodities like food and gas soaring. California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Democratic-controlled legislature reached agreement last week on a $17 …

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Top accounting firm fined $100 million after employees cheated on CPA exams

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that a “significant number” of the accounting firm’s auditor cheated on the ethics portion of the Certified Public Accountant test and other courses needed to maintain the licenses. Perhaps more stunningly, the SEC said that Ernst & Young “made a submission” that it didn’t have “current issues with …

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SEC fines Ernst & Young $100 million for employees cheating on CPA ethics exams

Accounting giant Ernst & Young will pay $100 million to settle charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission that hundreds of its employees cheated on the ethics components of the Certified Public Accountant examination and continuing education courses and for withholding information about the misconduct to regulators. “It’s simply outrageous that the very professionals responsible …

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The ugly truth about online pharmacies

You’re tired of spending so much money on prescription drugs, and you’re perusing some very professional-looking websites of online pharmacies. The premises, and the promises, are enticing. Save money, free shipping, no prescriptions necessary, no doctor’s visits needed. Except that, if you don’t know what to look for, you could very well be purchasing fake …

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Taiwan-based GlobalWafers to build $5 billion plant in Texas

GlobalWafers of Taiwan announces plans to build a $5 billion plant in Sherman, Texas, to manufacture silicon wafers for Intel. Photo courtesy of sas-globalwafers.com. June 27 (UPI) — Taiwan-based technology company GlobalWafers promises to ease a chip shortage in the United States with plans to build a $5 billion factory in Sherman, Texas. GlobalWafers announced …

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The ugly truth about online pharmacies

You’re tired of spending so much money on prescription drugs, and you’re perusing some very professional-looking websites of online pharmacies. The premises, and the promises, are enticing. Save money, free shipping, no prescriptions necessary, no doctor’s visits needed. Except that, if you don’t know what to look for, you could very well be purchasing fake …

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