HUD's New England director will be former Ben Carson campaign official The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has named longtime Republican political consultant David Tille as New England Regional Administrator overseeing Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Tille was previously New Hampshire state director for Dr. Ben Carson’s presidential campaign. Carson, a neurosurgeon, now serves as HUD secretary.
For close to five years, Tille has served as Northeast Regional Director of the Job Creators Network in New Hampshire,…
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:51:25 +0000 Compassionate compliance: How to handle employment issues after Harvey As employers in this water-logged city slowly work their way back to what had been known, pre-Harvey, as “business as usual,” employment laws are probably not the first concerns that come to mind.
However, human resources departments and their counsel face a tricky maze of interwoven legal, logistical and humanitarian issues. This is particularly true when a business re-opens but employees, for myriad reasons, cannot work.
The best approach to this disconnect is determined by the company’s…
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:50:40 +0000 Investor says Zoom needs cash ‘badly,’ seeks court-appointed receiver After investing $61 million in ZoomCare over the past three years, Endeavour Capital today went to court to try "to clear the way for a significant, badly needed cash infusion," the Portland-based private equity firm announced.
Endeavour, the largest outside investor in the on-demand clinics, is seeking the receiver for Zoom Management Inc.
Endeavour says the cash infusion will cover necessary operating expenses for ZoomCare, as well as obligations for its insurance affiliate.
The move comes about…
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:50:40 +0000 List Leaders: Meet the 10 highest-paid corporate board directors in Oregon Those shadowy figures who meet in the boardroom periodically to govern Oregon and S.W. Washington public companies and, among other tasks, set executive pay aren't too poorly compensated themselves for the effort.
All of the 10 highest-paid corporate directors in Oregon pull in more than $300K from these services and the No. 1 director, the former CEO of the state's second-largest public company, brings in more than $1 million.
Click on the images above to find out which 10 Oregon corporate directors…
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:43:41 +0000 P&G sues rival over new razor cartridges Procter & Gamble Co. filed a federal lawsuit Sept. 25 against rival shaving products maker Edgewell Personal Care Co. and its Schick Manufacturing division, claiming a P&G patent has been infringed upon.
The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Gillette razors (NYSE: PG) said the suit filed in U.S. District Court in Connecticut focuses on Edgewell’s Schick Hydro Connect 5 and Schick Hydro Connect 5 Sensitive razor cartridges, which were launched May 24.
The razor cartridges are sold…
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:41:59 +0000 Durham's Dilweg sells 29-acre business center in Greensboro Durham-based commercial real estate investment firm The Dilweg Companies announced Monday the sale of South Elm Business Center in Greensboro to Taylor Development Group, a private real estate firm based in Winston-Salem.
Located at the corner of South Elm/Eugene Street and Creek Ridge Road, the 13-building industrial/flex park totals more than 330,000 square feet on nearly 29 acres. South Elm was built between 1981 and 1988 and was 88 percent leased at the time of sale.
The price was not disclosed.…
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:38:54 +0000 Cambridge's Genocea cuts staff and shelves lead drug in major shakeup Cambridge-based Genocea Biosciences said Monday that it is laying off around 40 of its 100 employees and seeking to unload a genital herpes vaccine program as it shifts its focus to developing cancer treatments.
Genocea (Nasdaq: GNCA) said it was ceasing all spending and development activities related to GEN-003, which the company previously touted as a potential blockbuster. Genocea said it was “exploring strategic alternatives” for the vaccine, typically shorthand for a sale or other transaction.
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