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Opinion: Once the gold standard on dealing with COVID-19, NFL throws in the towel with testing retreat

Travis Kelce, Joey Bosa and Jared Goff are among 51 players to land on NFL's COVID-19 reserve list on Monday, the first day of scaled-down testing.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Create your favorite holiday coffee drinks at home with this pro espresso maker

Let's face it, you don't like seeing anyone in the morning before you have your first sip of coffee — unless, of course, it's the smiling face of your favorite barista. And while your favorite coffee shop knows just how you like your espresso, these frequent trips are hardly a friend to your wallet, and making time to stop there before work has almost made you late more times than you'd like to admit. — Read the rest
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Canada: Ontario Bans Employee Non-Competition Agreements: What Does This Mean For Trade Secret Protection? - Fasken

Among its many features, Bill 27 has created a new statutory prohibition of non-competition agreements between employers and employees under the Employment Standards Act, 2000...
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Canada: Proposed Changes To The Official Languages Act Could Create Onerous Obligations For Some Employers - Fasken

The aim of the Proposed Act is to promote substantive equality between French and English and to recognize that language equality can only be achieved by protecting French.
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NHL Pauses Season Early Amid COVID-19 Outbreaks

The hockey league's holiday break will begin two days earlier than originally planned. Five games set for Thursday have been postponed.
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Critics Choice Awards In-Person Ceremony to Proceed Despite Other Hollywood Event Cancellations

Despite the cancellation of several major Hollywood events, the Critics Choice Association says the show must go on (for now). The Critics Choice Awards will proceed as an in-person ceremony on Jan. 9 at the Fairmont Century Plaza hotel with strict COVID protocols in place as cases continue to surge in the nation. “The Critics […]
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United States: Seventh Circuit Issues Four Coordinated Decisions Finding No Coverage For COVID-19 Losses - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

On December 9, 2021, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals handed insurers an enormous victory when it issued four decisions affirming the dismissal of lawsuits seeking business income coverage for losses sustained from the COVID-19 closure orders.
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'She lied a lot and left me nothing': Son explains viral obituary for his mom

CNN's Michael Smerconish sits down with Andy Corren, who wrote a hilarious and heartfelt obituary for his mother that ended up going viral.
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Malaysia: Death toll rises after massive floods

At least 14 are dead and tens of thousands are displaced by one of the worst floods in decades.
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Turkey: Education Status Update On SSI Registration Portal - CottGroup

Previously, Social Security Institution has made the employee education level information field as mandatory on Social Security registration portal.
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United States: Workers' Compensation Claims Mounting? A Collaborative Review Process Can Help - Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin

The cornerstone of every business is to operate efficiently and in a fiscally responsible manner.
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Canada: Smartphone Apps Beware – Babylon Health Investigation Provides Insight Into Compliance With Alberta Privacy Laws - McMillan LLP

This summer, Alberta's Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner ("OIPC") released an investigation report on Babylon Health, a telehealth and virtual healthcare provider operating in Alberta ("Babylon").
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United States: Bullying In The Workplace - Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin

Bullying has become a point of focus for parents and school administrators due to its documented harmful effects on adolescents. Unfortunately, bullying does not end with childhood.
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UK: Is There Such A Thing As A Good Divorce? - Russell-Cooke Solicitors

Every year, Resolution, which is a community of around 6,500 family justice professionals, holds a Good Divorce Week.
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United States: SEC Staff Speaks Up On LIBOR Transition - Cooley LLP

Last week, the SEC staff issued a new statement on the LIBOR transition. LIBOR, the London Interbank Offered Rate, is a widely used reference rate calculated based on estimates submitted by banks of their own borrowing costs.
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United States: Staff Returns To Responding By Letter To Rule 14a-8 No-action Requests - Cooley LLP

You might recall that, in 2019, Corp Fin discontinued its longstanding approach of responding by written letter to each no-action request to exclude a shareholder proposal.
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China accuses Australia of ‘violent’ interference in Five Eyes response to Hong Kong election

Allies voice grave concerns about ‘erosion of democratic elements’ after overhaul of electoral systemFollow our live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingChina has accused the Australian government of “violently interfering” in its internal affairs after Australia joined with its Five Eyes allies to voice grave concerns about the “erosion of democratic elements” in Hong Kong.Pro-Beijing candidates have been confirmed to occupy nearly every seat in Hong ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Australia, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Australian politics, Peter Dutton, Penny Wong, Guardian Australia, Australian foreign policy, Hong Kong Pro Beijing


United States: What We're Reading This Week [December 16, 2021] - Mayer Brown

Fox Business reports that Boy Scouts of America's insurer Chubb Ltd. has pledged to contribute $800 million to the Boy Scouts of America's bankruptcy settlement deal.
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United States: New York City Releases Private Employer Vaccine Executive Order - Mintz

New York City has released its anticipated vaccine order for private businesses alongside a workplace vaccine requirement webpage containing interpretative guidance and other helpful links.
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Teaching Grandpa to Suck Eggs

Senator Manchin of West Virginia announced that he wasn't on board with the Build Back Better bill in the middle of the talking head show time yesterday morning, which obviously made for lively panel discussions on This Week and Meet the Press. On ABC's show, Yvette Simpson of Democracy for America tried punditsplaining to Manchin, insisting that the voters of West Virginia would really benefit from the BBB programs, so of course they would support it. Considering that Manchin was first electe...
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Turkey: Compliance Design: Disrupting The Old Ways To Create Your Dream Program - CETINKAYA

In the world of compliance, for a long time, discussions have circled around the same topics, such as how to implement an effective compliance program, how to encourage employees to speak up or how to make sure that policies and procedures are clearly understood and applied.
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Monaco: Projets De Constructions Dans Le Secteur Protégé - A L'aune De La Nouvelle Loi N° 1.508 - CMS Pasquier Ciulla Marquet Pastor Svara & Gazo

Dès lors, si les opérations immobilières résultant de la démolition d'immeubles anciens présentent toujours – sous certaines conditions.
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Monaco: Construction Projects In The Protected Sector - In The Context Of The New Law 1.508 - CMS Pasquier Ciulla Marquet Pastor Svara & Gazo

These questions refer to real estate projects including one or many old building(s) and may have impact on the interest of such projects.
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Turkey: Turkey Added To Global Financial Watchdog's Grey List - CETINKAYA

The Financial Action Task Force ("FATF") has placed Turkey onto its list of countries subject to increased monitoring, the so-called "grey list". Turkey was added alongside 22 other jurisdictions, for strategic deficiencies in its regime to counter money laundering, terrorist financing, and proliferation financing.
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United States: Patent Case Summaries | Week Ending December 10, 2021 - Alston & Bird

A weekly summary of the precedential patent-related opinions issued by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the opinions designated precedential or informative by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
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United States: New York City Council Approves Bill Requiring Including Salary Ranges In Job Postings - Proskauer Rose LLP

The New York City Council has approved a bill that would require NYC employers with four or more employees to include in job postings – including those for promotion or transfer opportunities
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UK: Care Home Visitor Restrictions In Wake Of Rising Omicron Cases - BLM

Care home residents are about to once again face restrictions in the number of visitors they can have. Only three named visitors and one essential caregiver visitor will be allowed from Wednesday 15 December.
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UK: Railway Industry Focus – Risk Assessments - BLM

For employees or sub-contractors, working trackside on the railway can be a very dangerous environment. The most obvious risk is being struck or involved in a near miss with a train.
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