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Video: How IBM Is Quietly Pushing Out Aging Workers

From ProPublica Last month, we reported that over the past five years, IBM has targeted its older U.S. employees for layoffs. The numbers are staggering: Since 2013, we estimated IBM eliminated more than 20,000 American...

Congressman wants Trump to put Wilmington port deal under review

A shipping publication has reported that a California congressman is seeking a federal review of an agreement that would have Gulftainer lease the Port of Wilmington with an eye toward building a container port...

Delaware shareholder suit filed against Facebook and other companies

A class action lawsuit against Facebook, Inc., in the United States  District Court in Delaware, was filed on behalf of both American and British Facebook users. The action alleges  the social media company failed to protect...

Wilmington law firm wins reversal of injury claim arising from softball game

A Superior Court decision reversed a Delaware  Industrial Accident Board decision on an injury sustained during a law firm’s softball game. The case involved a paralegal at the Wilmington firm of Morris James, with the...

Supreme Court sends suit regarding traffic death and road signs back to Superior Court

In a split decision, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled that a Superior Court erred in determining that a contractor was not at fault in a fatal accident in Sussex County. The decision sent the case...

Legislators introduce bill that would require sex harassment prevention training for supervisors

A bill filed by state  Rep. Helene Keeley would require employers with more than 50 workers to provide training in sex harassment prevention. The bill would make sexual harassment a discriminatory, unlawful employment practice and would...

Texas company gets fabrication work in early stage of Maryland off-shore wind project

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. announced that its subsidiary Gulf Island Shipyards, L.L.C., it has signed a contract for a meteorological tower and platform for the U.S. Wind project off the Maryland coast. The Houston company...

Debt-laden gunmaker Remington files for Chapter 11 protection in Delaware

Remington Outdoor Company on  Sunday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Wilmington. In February, Remington had earlier reached a restructuring agreement with creditors that will reduce debt by $700 million and contribute $145 million in...

Carney, legislators propose assault weapon ban

Delaware Gov. John Carney, Sen.  Bryan Townsend, and House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst on Thursday announced legislation to ban future sales, purchases and transfers of “assault-style” weapons in Delaware. The legislation would prohibit the sale...

Hurley gets public reprimand for remarks about former clients, deputy AGs

Long-time Wilmington criminal defense lawyer  Joseph Hurley will get a public reprimand. He was also ordered to receive training with a human resources professional,  after an investigation into correspondence with disparaging remarks as well as sexual...
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