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Forbes  Jun 22  Comment 
Amid budget constraints in Washington, U.S. defense contractors are increasingly relying on overseas sales to boost revenue and achieve economies of scale. However, each sale must get federal approval, and the rising volume has strained the system...
New York Times  Jun 20  Comment 
At least 14 Nepalese and Indian guards were killed while riding in a minibus to work at the Canadian Embassy, police officials said.
Insurance Journal  Jun 17  Comment 
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed some limits on the kind of fraud claims that can be brought against federal contractors in a case involving a suit against one of America’s largest hospital operators over a woman’s death at …
Insurance Journal  Jun 15  Comment 
XL Catlin’s North America Environmental insurance business has introduced a new wholesale pollution and professional insurance policy designed to help U.S. trade contractors address their contractual obligations to provide environmental...
Insurance Journal  Jun 6  Comment 
Sharing economy workers’ best shot at suing to rewrite the rules of their employment may soon pass them by. As judges last Thursday considered settlements that will leave Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. drivers as independent contractors,...
New York Times  Jun 4  Comment 
With less support from contractors, and conflicts shifting to more austere places, the Army is training soldiers to handle more basic survival tasks.
Insurance Journal  Jun 3  Comment 
A group representing 5,000 Uber Technologies Inc drivers in New York City filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing the ride-share company of depriving drivers of various employment protections by misclassifying them as independent contractors. The...
TechCrunch  Jun 2  Comment 
 A group of angry Uber drivers say they’ve been screwed over by their own lawyers in a worker misclassification lawsuit and are asking lead attorney representing the drivers in the case, ShannonLiss-Riordan, to step down. Uber drivers filed a...
Clusterstock  Jun 2  Comment 
By Heather Somerville and Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber and Lyft on Thursday will attempt to persuade separate U.S. judges to approve class action settlements which keep drivers classified as independent contractors instead of...
WA Business News  May 31  Comment 
The state government-controlled Perth Mint has thwarted a security breach by one of its contractors.




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