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'Existential Risks': AI Anxiety Fueling Stream of Shareholder Proposals

'Existential Risks': AI Anxiety Fueling Stream of Shareholder Proposals

"Because this is such a new space, a lot of the proposals will be about more transparency, and about what companies are doing with AI, and how boards are overseeing risks," said Jamie Smith of the EY Americas Center for Board Matters.
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Labor Ruling Against Home Depot Opens Door to More Political Activism in Workplace

Labor Ruling Against Home Depot Opens Door to More Political Activism in Workplace

Antonio Morales resigned from the home improvement retailer in 2020 after it told him to remove "BLM" from his apron. The National Labor Relations Board found Morales was within his rights to display it.
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Corporation for Public Broadcasting Hires Successor to Longtime GC

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Hires Successor to Longtime GC

The nonprofit, which doles out a half-billion dollars in federal funds annually, went outside the media industry to replace retiring General Counsel Westwood Smithers Jr., who has held the role since 2005.
By Trudy Knockless

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Corporation for Public Broadcasting Hires Successor to Longtime GC

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Hires Successor to Longtime GC

The nonprofit, which doles out a half-billion dollars in federal funds annually, went outside the media industry to replace retiring General Counsel Westwood Smithers Jr., who has held the role since 2005.
By Trudy Knockless

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Meet the 2023 Women, Influence and Power in Law Honorees!

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GC of Texas University Taking Heat Over Cancellation of Pride Week

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