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#MeToo is changing HR approach (access required)


The wave of sexual harassment allegations against well-known public figures like Harvey Weinstein and Steve Wynn and the resulting #MeToo movement that has emboldened the average worker to come forward with claims of their own are forcing human resources professionals ...

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Freedom Village awaits decision (access required)


Freedom Village USA, the Yates County facility for troubled youths, is awaiting a decision on its appeal of the state Labor Department’s claim that the organization owes more than $1.5 million in unpaid wages. “We have closing arguments, summations in ...

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Stickley sues Target for trademark infringement (access required)


Stickley, the iconic American craftsman-style furniture maker based in a Syracuse suburb, has filed a federal trademark infringement suit against Target Corp. for selling counterfeit versions of Stickley furniture. In addition to trademark infringement, the complaint filed in U.S. District ...

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Gag order issued in 5LINX case (access required)


The federal judge in the 5LINX multi-million dollar fraud case has issued a gag order prohibiting all parties from publicly discussing the case. The trial of defendants Craig Jerabeck, Jason Guck, Jeb Tyler is scheduled to start Sept. 10 and ...

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Profile: Dixon takes on new role (access required)

Cressida A. Dixon, deputy managing member of the Perinton office of Bond, Schoeneck & King, will work with managing member Edward P. Hourihan Jr. on hiring, budgets, growth strategy, and staff issues. (Bennett Loudon)

Cressida Dixon, chair of the trust and estates department at Bond, Schoeneck & King, is now deputy managing member of the Rochester office. “I’m very excited about taking on new opportunities on the management side. This is a great opportunity ...

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5LINX case moves closer to trial (access required)


The defendants in the 5LINX fraud case are asking for extra peremptory challenges and private questioning of prospective jurors. Attorneys on Tuesday also will argue a motion asking U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan W. Feldman to order the prosecution to provide ...

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