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Amazon hit with record EU data privacy fine

July 30 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has been hit with a record $886.6 million (746 million euros) European Union fine for processing personal data in violation of the bloc's GDPR rules, as privacy regulators take a more aggressive position on enforcement.

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Meet America’s Best Employers For Women 2021

When Lindsay Zoeller found out she was pregnant with her first child in February 2020, visions of a maternity leave spent in mommy-and-me yoga classes danced in her head. Nine months later, she and her husband, Alex Leininger, who both work at Booz Allen Hamilton, welcomed a son. 

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Ryan “The Bug Man” Makes Insects Interesting

Ryan Bridge has gone buggy and he doesn’t care who knows it. In fact, if there’s anyone who can put a positive spin on the world of pests, it’s Ryan “The Bugman” Bridge. Bridge’s enthusiasm is hardly containable as he waxes rhapsodic about the world of insects. “I got into them when I was five, or six years old. All ...

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So, how do we get back to the office?

“I’m fully vaccinated. Can I come and see you in person?”   After more than a year of working remotely and seeing clients over Zoom, these requests are starting to come in. Now that COVID is winding down and restrictions are relaxing, organizations and companies have to figure out how to go back. And the really big question is: “How do we go back ...

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Retirement plan fees: are you on the right track?

Summer is not only time for cookouts and beach days, but as business owners and leaders, it’s also time for retirement plan reviews. These review conversations should include discussions of fees – something that may seem easy to brush off as standard and mostly static, but in fact, closely examining the fees makes a difference for your legal protection and ...

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What President Biden’s Executive Order On Competition Means For Small Businesses

At the signing of an Executive Order on July 9 to promote competition in the American economy, President Joe Biden stated, “The heart of American capitalism is a simple idea: open and fair competition—that means that if your companies want to win your business, they have to go out and they have to up their game; better prices and services; new ideas and products.”

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