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New York's Interns Can Now Sue for Sexual Harrassment

businessweek.com — Legislation Unpaid interns in New York who are sexually harassed now have the right to sue, a protection previously enjoyed only by the unpaid interns of Oregon and Washington D.C. Everyone else is out of luck. Employment protections enshrined in Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, including the ban on sexual harassment, only apply to "employees," and unpaid interns don't count.
Jul 23, 2014

Progress! RT @abeaujon: Unpaid interns in New York can now sue if they’re sexually harassed: buswk.co/1mEGZuU

Jul 23, 2014

RT @abeaujon: Unpaid interns in New York can now sue if they’re sexually harassed, just as if they were employees: buswk.co/1mEGZuU

Jul 23, 2014

RT @abeaujon: Unpaid interns in New York can now sue if they’re sexually harassed, just as if they were employees: buswk.co/1mEGZuU

Jul 23, 2014

Unpaid interns in New York can now sue if they’re sexually harassed, just as if they were employees: buswk.co/1mEGZuU

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China's Horrible Flight Delays Are About to Get Worse

businessweek.com — Transportation Photograph by Wang Zhao/AFP via Getty Images China's airports have long been known for frustratingly frequent flight delays. Just as maddening, there's rarely a clear explanation offered for the holdups.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @Tyrangiel: You call that a flight delay? No, you don't know about flight delays. buswk.co/1r7Xzay

Jul 23, 2014

Probably wise 2 steer clear of mil exercises tho MT @dtiffroberts: China's Horrible Flight Delays About to Get Worse bit.ly/WDP3Hb

Jul 23, 2014

RT @dtiffroberts: China's Horrible Flight Delays Are About to Get Worse (from me today) buswk.co/1r7Xzay via @BW

Jul 23, 2014

After 12 hrs in Shenzen airport, i can attest to this: China's Horrible Flight Delays Get Worse by @dtiffroberts buswk.co/1r7Xzay

Jul 23, 2014

"China may have great airports..." (Tom Friedman, nyti.ms/1nqe2r1) True, if compared to prisons buswk.co/1r7Xzay @BW

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CFTC’s O’Malia Resigns to Head Derivatives Industry Lobby

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News Scott O’Malia, a Republican who used his post at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to criticize some agency efforts to rein in the $700 trillion global swaps market, is leaving to helm the industry's top lobbying group which has sought to curb government rules.
Jul 23, 2014

CFTC’s O’Malia Resigns to Head Derivatives Industry Lobby buswk.co/1lv9kEd via @BW #revolvingdoor

Jul 23, 2014

RT @patcaldwell: CFTC commissioner who helped make rules on derivatives trading is now going to lead lobbying for derivatives industry businessweek.com/news/2014-07-2…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @sabrush: CFTC’s O’Malia Resigns to Head Derivatives Industry Lobby buswk.co/1lv9kEd

Jul 23, 2014

CFTC’s O’Malia Resigns to Head Derivatives Industry Lobby buswk.co/1lv9kEd

Yale SOM Cuts $100 From Its Application Fee to Make B-School More Accessible

businessweek.com — Financial Aid Photograph by Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images Last week, the Yale School of Management website touted an "important change" to its MBA application process. Prospective students who earn under $10,000 a year will now get $100 off the $225 application fee. Those who make under $20,000 will get a $50 discount.
Jul 23, 2014

Yale's plan to expand access to B-School: A $100 discount fees ...I suggest many are full-boat discuss... bloom.bg/1rBhORN

Jul 23, 2014

RT @RichardStubbe: Yale's plan to expand access to B-School: A $100 discount on application fees bloom.bg/1lvq5PI

Jul 23, 2014

No worries if you can't afford B-school; Yale SOM is prepared to give you a cool hundo: buswk.co/1pcCA6H

Who Gets Saved? Hepatitis Cure at $84,000 Makes Doctors Choose

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News Early this year, liver specialist Ken Flora and his colleagues sent letters to 1,300 patients announcing exciting news: powerful new drugs to cure the lethal hepatitis C virus were finally available. Soon after, some patients received a different message: notices that their health plans were refusing to pay for the $84,000 drug.
Jul 23, 2014

Insurers refusing coverage for costly Hep-C cure unless patients are in bad shape, @RobertLangreth reports: businessweek.com/news/2014-07-2… #Sovaldi

Deutsche Bank Falls as N.Y. Fed Is Said to Fault Reports

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News Deutsche Bank AG (DBK) dropped in New York trading after the Wall Street Journal said that bank overseers faulted some of the firm's U.S. businesses last year for "inaccurate and unreliable" financial reports. A Federal Reserve Bank of New York review of the company's U.S.
Jul 23, 2014

Deutsche Bank Falls as N.Y. Fed Is Said to Fault Reports buswk.co/1pCnWEw via @BW

Jul 23, 2014

Deutsche Bank Falls as N.Y. Fed Is Said to Fault Reports buswk.co/1pCnWEw via @BW

New Brazil Soccer Coach Dunga Invokes Mandela to Answer Critics

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News Carlos Dunga, rehired to coach Brazil's soccer team following its record-breaking World Cup exit, invoked former South African President Nelson Mandela and said it's time for Brazilians to acknowledge their team is no longer the best.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @tariqpanja: New Brazil Soccer Coach Dunga Invokes Mandela to Answer Critics - Businessweek via @BW buswk.co/WAixFO

Jul 23, 2014

New Brazil Soccer Coach Dunga Invokes Mandela to Answer Critics - Businessweek via @BW buswk.co/WAixFO

Dan Borislow, Whose MagicJack Changed Telephone, Dies at 52

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News Dan Borislow, whose "MagicJack," peddled in television infomercials, helped pioneer free phone calls through the Internet, has died. He was 52. His death was confirmed by Brad Shewmake, a spokesman for MagicJack Vocaltec Ltd., the maker of the device.

John Thain Is Back as Bank Builder With CIT Deal

businessweek.com — July 23 (Bloomberg) -- Six years after John Thain became a central figure in the financial crisis with his shotgun sale of Merrill Lynch & Co., he's helping bring back bank deals. Bloomberg's Elizabeth Dexheimer speaks on "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)

Lorillard Investor Sues to Halt $25 Billion Reynolds Deal

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News A investor sued to block its $25 billion acquisition by Reynolds American Inc., saying the deal substantially favors the buyer. Reynolds, the maker of Camel and Pall Mall cigarettes, said July 15 that it would acquire its rival for cash and stock, valuing Greensboro, North Carolina-based Lorillard at $68.88 a share.
Jul 23, 2014

Lorillard Investor Sues to Halt $25 Billion Reynolds Deal buswk.co/1r7PdzH via @BW

Israel’s Iron Dome Defense in Line for Tripled U.S. Aid

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News Israel's Iron Dome missile-defense system may end up getting triple the U.S. funding that the Defense Department sought for it in March. "Iron Dome has saved countless Israeli lives," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in a letter dated yesterday, as global airlines suspended flights to Tel Aviv because of rocket fire.
Jul 23, 2014

The behind-the-scenes letter that led to Israel’s Iron Dome Defense in Line for Tripled U.S. Aid - buswk.co/WDgtwD

Oklahoma's Increasing Earthquakes Are a Boon for Insurers

businessweek.com — Earthquakes used to be rare in Oklahoma, a handful per year or so. Not anymore. So far this year, the state has experienced some 2,300 earthquakes, according to the Oklahoma Geological Survey, an average of more than 11 per day.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @BW: The number of Oklahomans with earthquake insurance has jumped a startling 500 percent in less than three years: buswk.co/1sQ301T

Thalomid Suit: False-Claims Case Against Celgene Can Proceed

businessweek.com — Regulation Photograph by BSIP via Getty Images has been battling allegations in court that it improperly promoted its cancer drug Thalomid for uses not approved by federal regulators. And the big biotech manufacturer will now have to continue the battle after a federal judge refused to dismiss a False Claims Act lawsuit filed by a former saleswoman.
Jul 23, 2014

Celgene whistle-blower case raises questions about drugmakers' promoting medications for off-label uses buff.ly/1paAwJH

Snack Review: Cappuccino Lays, Cheeto-Doritos and More from Pepsi

businessweek.com — Lest we forget that Pepsi reports its second-quarter earnings Wednesday, the company sent us two big boxes of snacks in flavors that are nothing if not memorable. Yes, we got the Cappuccino-flavored Lays and the other three finalists in Lays' people's choice potato-chip flavor popularity contest: Bacon-Cheddar Mac-and-Cheese; Mango Salsa; and Wasabi Ginger.
Jul 23, 2014

Our editors tried Cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips and this is what happened: buswk.co/1nSan0W

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America’s Unhappiest Cities: Pittsburgh, Pa. - BusinessWeek

images.businessweek.com — Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Pittsburgh, Pa. Overall rank: 14 Depression rank: 10 Suicide rank: 10 Crime (property and violent) rank: 24 Divorce rate rank: 45 Cloudy days: 203 Unemployment rate (December 2008): 5.6%
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