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Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against US Bancorp, FIGS, Freshworks, and Enviva and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

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Saturday, December 3, 2022

U.S. Bancorps banking subsidiary, U.S. Bank National Association (U.S. Bank), is engaged in the general banking business, principally in domestic markets.

Key Points: 
  • U.S. Bancorps banking subsidiary, U.S. Bank National Association (U.S. Bank), is engaged in the general banking business, principally in domestic markets.
  • Throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and misleading statements regarding the Companys business, operational and compliance policies.
  • For more information on the Enviva class action go to: https://bespc.com/cases/EVA
    About Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.
  • The firm represents individual and institutional investors in commercial, securities, derivative, and other complex litigation in state and federal courts across the country.

Protecting consumers by promoting competition

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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Here at the FTC, were all about protecting consumers.

Key Points: 
  • Here at the FTC, were all about protecting consumers.
  • But competition can only thrive if firms respect the antitrust laws, which are the rules of the free market.
  • The FTC supports free and open markets by protecting competition, so that consumers reap the benefits of a vigorous marketplace: lower prices, higher quality products and services, and greater innovation.
  • In April, the FTC will host a workshop to examine how more competition and innovation might help consumers who need hearing aids, and the event will be webcast.

WeWork Announces New SoftBank Appointment, Vikas J. Parekh, to Board of Directors

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Friday, December 2, 2022

WeWork Inc. (NYSE: WE), the leading global flexible space provider, today announced that Vikas J. Parekh, Managing Partner at SoftBank Investment Advisers, has been appointed to the WeWork Board of Directors, effective November 30, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • WeWork Inc. (NYSE: WE), the leading global flexible space provider, today announced that Vikas J. Parekh, Managing Partner at SoftBank Investment Advisers, has been appointed to the WeWork Board of Directors, effective November 30, 2022.
  • In his role as Managing Partner at SoftBank Investment Advisers, Mr. Parekh focuses on investing in enterprise software, robotics, automation, and other emerging technologies.
  • Prior to joining SoftBank in 2016, Mr. Parekh worked in private equity at KKR, and at Boston Consulting Group.
  • We are pleased to welcome Vikas to WeWorks Board of Directors, said Sandeep Mathrani, WeWorks CEO and Chairman.

U.S. Bancorp Investors: Please contact the Portnoy Law Firm to recover your losses

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Friday, December 2, 2022

​LOS ANGELES, Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Portnoy Law Firm advises U.S. Bancorp (“U.S. Bancorp” or “the Company”) (NYSE: USB) investors that a lawsuit filed on behalf of investors that purchased securities between August 1, 2019 and July 28, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Investors are encouraged to contact attorney Lesley F. Portnoy ,by phone 844-767-8529 or email : [email protected] , to discuss their legal rights, or click here to join the case via www.portnoylaw.com .
  • The Portnoy Law Firm can provide a complimentary case evaluation and discuss investors options for pursuing claims to recover their losses.
  • The Complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and misleading statements regarding the Company's business, operational and compliance policies.
  • The Portnoy Law Firm represents investors in pursuing claims against caused by corporate wrongdoing.

L.B. Foster Company Announces the Appointment of Janet Lee to its Board of Directors and the Retirements of Suzanne B. Rowland and Robert S. Purgason

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Friday, December 2, 2022

From 2010 to 2017, Ms. Lee was Vice President, Legal and Intellectual Property for HERE Technologies North America, a privately-held location and mapping company owned by BMW, Audi and Daimler.

Key Points: 
  • From 2010 to 2017, Ms. Lee was Vice President, Legal and Intellectual Property for HERE Technologies North America, a privately-held location and mapping company owned by BMW, Audi and Daimler.
  • Foster Chairman of the Board of Directors, commented on the appointment, The board is excited to have Janet join the company.
  • Foster Company is a global solutions provider of engineered, manufactured products and services that builds and supports infrastructure.
  • The Company cautions readers that various factors could cause the actual results of the Company to differ materially from those indicated by forward-looking statements.

Berklee Online Announces Three New Degree Programs in 2023

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Friday, December 2, 2022

BOSTON, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Berklee Online, the premier innovator and largest provider of online music education, will unveil three new degree programs in 2023: a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Music Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Voice Performance, and a Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance. All three programs will be taught entirely online by the same renowned instructors who teach at Berklee College of Music, as well as music industry professionals. Applications are open now.

Key Points: 
  • Berklee Online will unveil three new degree programs in 2023: a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Music Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Voice Performance, and a Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance.
  • BOSTON, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Berklee Online, the premier innovator and largest provider of online music education, will unveil three new degree programs in 2023: a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Music Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Voice Performance, and a Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance.
  • All three programs will be taught entirely online by the same renowned instructors who teach at Berklee College of Music, as well as music industry professionals.
  • The graduate program builds off the success of the Interdisciplinary Music Studies bachelor's degree , which is the most popular undergraduate major at Berklee Online.

Univerus completes acquisition of High School Sports Zone

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Friday, December 2, 2022

VANCOUVER, B.C., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- High School Sport Zone (HSSZ) provides high school athletic associations with customized league management software. It is a web-based system designed to improve the flow of information between coaches, league officials, players, parents, school administrators, and the media. The software has proven popular due to its time-saving features – such as automated game scheduling and score reporting.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, B.C., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- High School Sport Zone (HSSZ) provides high school athletic associations with customized league management software.
  • "What's really pleasing is that Univerus Sport & Recreation is ideally positioned to take the High School Sport Zone product to the next level for new and existing customers.
  • Univerus Sport & Recreation EVP, Jeff Downie comments, "High School Sport Zone is an impressive software product with a number of devoted clients.
  • Established in 2009, High School Sports Zone (HSSZ) is a web-based sports information management system utilized by high school athletic associations all over Ontario.

Tampa General Hospital Receives Grant for Military Doctors to Treat Trauma Patients

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Friday, December 2, 2022

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Filling a critical need for people suffering from serious injuries, Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is launching a Military Civilian Partnership for the Trauma Readiness Grant, also known as the Mission Zero program.

Key Points: 
  • TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Filling a critical need for people suffering from serious injuries, Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is launching a Military Civilian Partnership for the Trauma Readiness Grant, also known as the Mission Zero program.
  • At the same time, it will provide combat casualty doctors and nurses with additional experience in treating severely injured trauma patients.
  • The grant will defray the administrative costs that Tampa General incurs and will be used to train and integrate military trauma care providers into the hospital.
  • With six medical helicopters, Tampa General Hospital transports critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need.

nTIDE November 2022 Jobs Report: People with disabilities continue to outperform people without disabilities in labor market

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Friday, December 2, 2022

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Job numbers rose again for people with disabilities, in contrast to people without disabilities, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire's Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). People with disabilities continued to show strength in the labor market in November, as evidenced by the substantial rise in their employment-to-population ratio.

Key Points: 
  • People with disabilities continued to show strength in the labor market in November, as evidenced by the substantial rise in their employment-to-population ratio.
  • "Similar to last month, the employment-to-population ratio for people with disabilities increased and remains above historic highs.
  • Our new survey compares the workplaces of 2017 and 2022, revealing gains in recruiting, hiring, accommodating, and retaining employees with disabilities.
  • Kessler Foundation leads the nation in funding innovative programs that expand opportunities for employment for people with disabilities.

New Survey Finds Small Business Owners Lack Resources for Handling Tax Credits

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Omega Accounting Solutions today released the results of a new survey finding that 63% of business leaders and decision makers feel their business lacks resources or needs help handling tax credits.

Key Points: 
  • Omega Accounting Solutions today released the results of a new survey finding that 63% of business leaders and decision makers feel their business lacks resources or needs help handling tax credits.
  • The nationwide survey, by Atomik Research, was conducted from August 11 to 18, 2022 on behalf of Omega Accounting Solutions.
  • 81% of business leaders and decision-makers indicated that business is suffering because they lack knowledge of or adequate counsel on accounting procedures, financial planning and related business tasks.
  • Omega analysts believe these survey results indicate that small businesses are often underserved when it comes to tax credits.