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‘Harmful outcomes’: The US has urged Australia to ditch its plan to force Facebook and Google to pay for news

US trade representatives say Australia’s draft media bargaining code is “fundamentally unbalanced”, with consequences that could “significantly harm Australian consumers”. Separately, the US Chamber of Commerce states the current proposal “explicitly targets and discriminates against US companies”. The draft proposal would allow news publishers to seek remuneration from Facebook and […]
‘Harmful outcomes’: The US has urged Australia to ditch its plan to force Facebook and Google to pay for news
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Morgan Stanley in the US is fighting to stop a race-discrimination suit from going to trial by using a controversial tactic that keeps employee complaints secret

Morgan Stanley is fighting to keep a race-discrimination complaint from a former wealth manager out of the courts and force it into arbitration. Plaintiff John Lockette and his lawyer, Linda Friedman, who are trying to stay in court, say Morgan Stanley is using mandatory arbitration to mask ongoing race discrimination […]
Morgan Stanley in the US is fighting to stop a race-discrimination suit from going to trial by using a controversial tactic that keeps employee complaints secret