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Thursday, May 13, 2021
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$15 an hour minimum wage bill passes Senate

As expected, the Delaware State Senate passed a bill that will increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. The minimum wage is now slated to increase to $10.25 an hour in October....
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DNREC publishes planned regulations for phasing in greener refrigerants

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that new hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) regulations were published March 1 in the state’s Register of Regulations. The requirements for reducing harmful HFCs go into effect...
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State has paid out more than $1 billion in jobless benefits since onset of...

The State of Delaware has paid more than $1 billion in unemployment claims since the onset of the coronavirus, the Delaware Department of Labor reported on Thursday. Benefits are paid through a combination of federal...
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Suit claims former Elliott Greenleaf attorneys shredded documents, copied records before jumping to another...

The Delaware Valley firm of  Elliott Greenleaf has filed a lawsuit against Wilmington attorneys who jumped to  Armstrong Teasdale. The St. Louis-based law firm recently opened an office in Wilmington. The complaint filed in the Montgomery...
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Legislation aims to give attorney general more power in dealing with shady business practices

Legislation introduced in the Delaware House of Representatives Thursday is aimed at giving the Attorney General more power in dealing with shady business practices. Deceptive business practices have been illegal under Delaware’s Consumer Fraud Act,...
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Carney signs bill that waives state taxes on jobless benefits

Gov. John Carney on Monday signed House Bill 65, which provides unemployment tax relief for Delawareans and businesses affected by the Covid-19 crisis. The legislation - sponsored by state Rep.  Ed Osienski and Sen. Jack...
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Radiology provider with Delaware offices agrees to $749,600 settlement in billing case

 Akumin Corporation and Delaware Open MRI Radiology Associates, LLC  agreed to a $749,600 settlement with the federal government to resolve allegations of health care fraud arising under the federal False Claims Act.  Akumin provides diagnostic...
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New Castle County to reassess property under terms of settlement

New Castle County has reached a settlement that will lead to reassessment of property. A group of organizations, including the ACLU and NAACP,  had successfully filed suit in Chancery Court claiming the lack of reassessments...
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Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware launches canvassing campaign aimed at appointing Black Chancellor

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware launched a canvassing campaign to convince residents of a Black's need to head Chancery Court. Gov. John Carney is poised to appoint a successor to retire Chancellor Andre Bouchard. Citizens and...
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DuPont, Corteva, Chemours agree to $4 billion fund to cover “forever chemicals”...

Companies agree to end the dispute with Chemours over potential liabilities. DuPont, Corteva, Inc., and The Chemours Company entered into a memorandum of understanding that will create a $4 billion fund aimed at managing the...