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October 2010 Archives

Interesting Article re U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Strong Use of Litigation (Despite Tort Reform View As to Individuals)

[The U.S. Chamber of Commerce] has its own multimillion dollar affiliate, the Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), whose sole mission is to restrict the ability of individuals harmed by negligent corporations to file suit.

Interesting Article re U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Strong Use of Litigation (Despite Tort Reform View As to Individuals)

[The U.S. Chamber of Commerce] has its own multimillion dollar affiliate, the Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), whose sole mission is to restrict the ability of individuals harmed by negligent corporations to file suit.

Negotiate?! Acme Co. Doesn't Negotiate Our Non-Competes

A little story for those of you considering a new job where the employer is asking you to sign a non-compete agreement, and they are giving you the vibe their non-compete is a take-it-or-leave-it sort of deal...

15th Annual Spelling Bee for Fox Valley Literacy Coalition: Hats off to Winner Lawrence; PBC Team Takes 3rd Place

The results are in for the 15th Annual Fox Valley Spelling Bee on Thursday, October 14, 2010, proceeds for which benefited the Fox Valley Literacy Coalition and adult literacy services.

Polite Hearings, and the Distinction Between the Person and His Conduct

Not long ago I was at an unemployment hearing. It was the same old drill in most respects. Two parties opposed each other. A boss had fired an employee. The boss's testimony opposed the employee's testimony, and vice versa. Neither side changed any beliefs when the hearing was over.

PBC Will Sponsor a Team (You Can Too!) for 15th Annual Fox Valley Spelling Bee on Thurs., Oct. 14

Peterson, Berk and Cross will sponsor a team of four spellers, for the 15th Annual Fox Valley Spelling Bee on Thursday, October 14, 2010. The event starts at 5:30pm, at the Appleton Holiday Inn. The Bee benefits local adult literacy services of the Fox Valley Literacy Coalition. News anchor Bill Jartz is the MC.

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