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    Topic: News

    LinkedIn Buys Oribi, An Indication That Virtual Hiring Is Here To Stay
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | March 30, 2022

    LinkedIn has announced that they have officially agreed to purchase Oribi, an Israel-based marketing and analytics company, for about $80 million....

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    Oracle Acquires Cerner, Prepares to Disrupt Healthcare Industry
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | March 28, 2022

    Oracle has acquired Cerner, which could have significant implications for the healthcare industry. Oracle is expanding its scope with this purchase,...

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    DOL Announces Changes to FMLA Audit Practices
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | March 15, 2022

    The DOL has recently announced that they will be changing the current FMLA auditing structure. This new format will include more frequent and...

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    IBM Accused of Age Discrimination (and How You Can Avoid It)
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | March 7, 2022

    Age discrimination plays a significant role in today's business climate. With so many older workers retiring during COVID and many younger workers...

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    EEOC & OFCCP Collaborate for Innovative 'HIRE' Initiative
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | February 25, 2022

    On January 12, 2022, an initiative launched to encourage fair hiring practices that have helped to increase opportunities for underrepresented...

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    Amazon Care Plans to Expand into 20 More Cities in 2022
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | February 24, 2022

    Amazon Care entered the healthcare market in 2019 to service Amazon’s own Seattle-based employees’ healthcare needs. From there, they expanded their...

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    Bipartisan Bill Bans Employer-Mandated Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Cases
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | February 16, 2022

    In a substantial bipartisan effort, the House and Senate have passed the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021

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    Amazon Continues Expansion into Healthcare: What's Next?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | January 24, 2022

    Amazon has quickly become one of the most prominent organizations in the world. Now it appears they may be taking things to a whole new level. After...

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    Biden Admin to Require Insurance Carriers to Cover At-Home COVID Tests
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | January 18, 2022

    Biden’s administration has officially announced that insurance carriers, beginning on Jan. 19, are required to provide reimbursement coverage for...

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    Amazon Care Inks Deal with Hilton in Continued Bid to Disrupt Healthcare
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | December 6, 2021

    Amazon’s flagship Healthcare service, known as Amazon Care, took on its first client back in May of 2021. They have now pressed forward, taking on an...

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