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December 16, 2017


Editorial: Right, and wrong, ways to discuss issues of equality

The national conversation around gender, power, equality and abuse has had major consequences for politics as well as business. Those conversations hit home here in Boston recently, with sexual harassment allegations roiling the State House and some of our best-known media outlets. Source: Boston Biz

State delays Lahey Health-Beth Israel mega-merger

The state’s health care watchdog said it will delay a proposed mega-merger between Lahey Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and three other hospitals as it works to study the potential cost implications of the deal. Source: Boston Biz

Harvard loses appeal in dispute over graduate student union

Graduate students at Harvard University who are seeking to unionize have won the latest round in their legal battle with the university, with a federal labor board ruling Tuesday that a new election can move forward. Union organizers failed to win enough votes during a November 2016 election, but the National Labor Relations Board later

Healey tells Trump that consumer agency is no ‘joke’

Massachusetts’ Maura Healey and 16 other state attorneys general rallied to the defense of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a letter Tuesday, saying President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the agency is unqualified to do so. Healey and her peers are “very concerned” by past statements made by Mick Mulvaney, currently the acting

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