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  • November 24, 2020

    Federalist Publisher's 'Salt Mine' Tweet Is Unlawful: NLRB

    A tweet from The Federalist's publisher saying he would send employees "back to the salt mine" if they tried to unionize was an "obvious threat" that violated federal labor law, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday, ordering him to delete the tweet.

  • November 24, 2020

    Defense Committees Told To Stay Wary Of Ligado Interference

    Congress shouldn't remove a set of provisions from the U.S. Department of Defense's budget aimed at shoring up the effects of the Federal Communications Commission's decision to let Ligado Networks build out a mobile network next to airwaves used by the military, industry heavyweights say.

  • November 24, 2020

    10 Firms Steer Pot SPAC's $1.2B Deal With Jay-Z

    The biggest blank check company in cannabis on Tuesday created a marijuana powerhouse valued at nearly $1.2 billion and featuring rapper Jay-Z as its leading visionary, in a deal steered by 10 firms including Paul Hastings LLP, Cooley LLP and Reed Smith LLP.

  • November 24, 2020

    Fla. Judge Confirms Cinemex Ch. 11 Plan

    A Florida bankruptcy judge on Tuesday signed off on the Chapter 11 reorganization plan for movie theater operator Cinemex Holdings USA Inc. that its attorneys say will allow it to jettison about $200 million in debt and return as a leaner and more competitive business.

  • November 24, 2020

    Networks Say Looser Ownership Rules Could Save Broadcast

    The U.S. Supreme Court must not seal a bleak future for TV networks by maintaining Federal Communications Commission ownership restrictions that prevent local stations from combining, major broadcasters wrote in amicus briefs filed Monday.

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