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Jazz Aviation honoured with Outstanding Commitment to Employment Equity award

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 5:00pm

HALIFAX, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR) is proud to announce that its subsidiary, Jazz Aviation LP ('Jazz'), is a recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Commitment to Employment Equity award.

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  • HALIFAX, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR) is proud to announce that its subsidiary, Jazz Aviation LP ('Jazz'), is a recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Commitment to Employment Equity award.
  • Each year, Employment and Social Development Canada recognizes federally regulated private-sector employers and federal contractors for their efforts in implementing employment equity in their workplaces.
  • "We are honoured to be recognized for our commitment to employment equity," said Randolph deGooyer, President, Jazz.
  • The Outstanding Commitment to Employment Equity award recognizes employers that have demonstrated outstanding commitment in implementing their employment equity plans by instituting measures to remove barriers, adopting special measures, and/or establishing positive policies and practices to achieve tangible results.

Press release - Rule of law in Poland: MEPs to discuss how the EU should respond

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 4:03pm

Parliament agrees with the Commission that rule of law is at risk in the country, but the Council has so far not taken a formal step in that regard.

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  • Parliament agrees with the Commission that rule of law is at risk in the country, but the Council has so far not taken a formal step in that regard.
  • Legal changes adopted by the Polish government during current health crisis, regarding electoral law, regulation of hate speech and LGBTI rights, are another source of concern for many MEPs.
  • The Polish authorities defended themselves in front of the Council on three occasions, between June and December 2018.
  • MEPs warned this may undermine the concept of free, equal, direct and secret elections as enshrined in the Polish Constitution.

Matt Birk, React LLC Commissioner of Sports, Has Joe Namath Moment; Guarantees On-Time Kickoff of 2020 NFL Season

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 11:50pm

LARGO, Fla., May 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Matt Birk, recently appointed as The Commissioner of Sports at React, LLC, took to the airwaves of KFAN FM 100.3 Minneapolis/St.

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  • LARGO, Fla., May 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Matt Birk, recently appointed as The Commissioner of Sports at React, LLC, took to the airwaves of KFAN FM 100.3 Minneapolis/St.
  • Paul this morning, to make a bold prediction: the on-time start of the 2020 NFL Season.
  • "I declare, as the Commissioner of Sports, that there will be football this fall September 10, 2020.
  • The company's commitment to "respect, protect, and reward attention" honors user privacy by never selling or sharing personally identifiable information.

New Infographic Illustrates Key Aspects of Location Data

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 9:00pm

Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) published an infographic, The World of Geolocation Data that outlines how location data is generated from mobile devices, who has access to it, and factors to consider in evaluating privacy risks.

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  • Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) published an infographic, The World of Geolocation Data that outlines how location data is generated from mobile devices, who has access to it, and factors to consider in evaluating privacy risks.
  • Were helping policymakers and public health officials understand location data so they can make proactive, knowledgeable choices about the use of this sensitive information.
  • The graphic describes the different entities that are able to access, use, or share various types of location data, including cell phone carriers, mobile apps and app partners, and downstream recipients.
  • Stacey Gray, Senior Counsel at FPF and the author of the infographic, will host a webinar to help policymakers better understand the complicated ecosystem for device location data on Tuesday, June 2nd at 12 PM EDT.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Lowey Dannenberg Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Credit Acceptance Corporation (CACC)

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 8:54pm

NEW YORK, May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lowey Dannenberg P.C., a preeminent law firm in obtaining redress for consumers and investors is investigating claims of violations of federal securities laws on behalf of investors of Credit Acceptance Corporation (Credit Acceptance or the Company) (NASDAQ: CACC).

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  • NEW YORK, May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lowey Dannenberg P.C., a preeminent law firm in obtaining redress for consumers and investors is investigating claims of violations of federal securities laws on behalf of investors of Credit Acceptance Corporation (Credit Acceptance or the Company) (NASDAQ: CACC).
  • On this news, the price of Credit Acceptance shares dropped $40.71, losing almost 14% of its value in a single day.
  • Whistleblowers: Persons with non-public information regarding Credit Acceptance Corporation should consider their options to help in the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower program.
  • The firm has significant experience in prosecuting multi-million-dollar lawsuits and has in the past recovered billions of dollars on behalf of investors.

Data443 Risk Mitigation Releases Industry First Privacy Badge – Over 250 Subscribers in Less Than 1 Week

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 7:55pm

RALEIGH, N.C., May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc. (OTCPK: ATDS), a leading data security and privacy software company, today announced the worlds first Privacy Safe Badge.

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc. (OTCPK: ATDS), a leading data security and privacy software company, today announced the worlds first Privacy Safe Badge.
  • Companies recognize the ever-changing landscape in data privacy, both as a regulatory issue and a customer retention issue.
  • This badge effectively sends the message to the businesses customers that data privacy is of the utmost importance, investing in technologies that protect their customers.
  • Data443, ClassiDocs, ARALOC and DATAEXPRESS are registered trademarks of Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc.
    All product names, trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Fla.'s Housing Market in April Reflects Impact of Coronavirus, Economic Turmoil

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 4:05pm

ORLANDO, Fla., May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In April, economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic, resulting business shutdowns and subsequent rising unemployment rates impacted Florida's housing market.

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  • ORLANDO, Fla., May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In April, economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic, resulting business shutdowns and subsequent rising unemployment rates impacted Florida's housing market.
  • It's no surprise that many buyers and sellers put their plans on hold for now, because of the pandemic and the current economy.
  • "As Florida continues to reopen businesses and activities in phases, we continue to follow social distancing and health guidelines to protect ourselves and our communities.
  • What's more, there's a lot of current housing market data across the U.S. that points toward this being a national trend."

Net Asset Value(s)

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 6:03pm

Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contains inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR), transmitted by EQS Group.

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  • Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contains inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR), transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • The information contained within this announcement constitutes inside information.
  • The Company announces that the unaudited net asset value per Ordinary Share as at the close of business on 30 April 2020 was:

Minister of Labour recognizes outstanding employment equity employers

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 3:05pm

These awards recognize federally regulated private-sector employers and federal contractors for their outstanding achievements in employment equity and their commitment to creating diverse and inclusive workplaces.

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  • These awards recognize federally regulated private-sector employers and federal contractors for their outstanding achievements in employment equity and their commitment to creating diverse and inclusive workplaces.
  • They are also an opportunity to highlight employers for achieving greater workplace inclusion and employment equity for the four designated groups under the Employment Equity Act:women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
  • This year, 14 employers from across the country are recognized for outstanding commitment to employment equity, innovation and sector distinction.
  • Three employers are recognized in the employment equity champion category for demonstrating their outstanding commitment to employment equity and for their overall contribution to diversity and inclusiveness in their workplace.

Privacy Commissioner Investigates Recent Doxxing of Government Officials, Legislative Council Security Personnels, Teachers and Students

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 7:00pm

The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (Privacy Commissioner), Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG expressed concerns about a U-shape rebound of deplorable doxxing, particularly about 30 recent cases involving Government officials, Legislative Council security personnels, teachers and students.

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  • The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (Privacy Commissioner), Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG expressed concerns about a U-shape rebound of deplorable doxxing, particularly about 30 recent cases involving Government officials, Legislative Council security personnels, teachers and students.
  • Upon discovering such doxxing postings during online patrol, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) has promptly initiated investigations.
  • The Privacy Commissioner also urges the doxxers to stop the criminal acts immediately and has written to ask the social media platforms concerned to take down the postings without delay.
  • With regard to those doxxing cases involving teachers and students, the PCPD has followed up with the schools concerned and provided assistance.