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How Does Your Bank Lie To You? Let Me Count The Ways.

How Does Your Bank Lie To You? Let Me Count The Ways.

You should not trust your bank blindly.

- Huffington Post
If you don’t trust your bank, you’re in good company. With financial regulations unraveling, and in the wake of several shocking banking scandals, it’s remarkable we haven’t all switched to a digital crypto-currency like Bitcoin and ditched our financial institutions.
The latest EY Global Consumer Banking Survey finds customers around the globe have diminishing trust in their banks. While they broadly trust banks to look after their money securely across markets,...

Your Bank Is Lying to You

Your Bank Is Lying to You

- Newsweek
If you don't trust your bank, you're in good company. With financial regulations unraveling, and in the wake of several shocking banking scandals, it's remarkable we haven't all switched to a digital crypto-currency like Bitcoin and ditched our financial institutions.
The latest EY Global Consumer Banking Survey finds customers around the globe have diminishing trust in their banks. While they broadly trust banks to look after their money securely across markets, few have complete trust...

How will Trump's 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order impact construction?

How will Trump's 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order impact construction?

- Construction Dive
In the latest of a series of executive orders signed since his inauguration, President Donald Trump has again chosen that method as a way to affect policy in the U.S. Unlike some other executive orders that aim to streamline project schedules and cut red tape, however, the "Buy American and Hire American" measure could put more restrictions on the construction industry.
Inside the executive order The executive order doesn’t change anything just yet. Through the order, Trump...

Can United Airline’s Reason for Removing Passenger Also be Used as Ruse to Remove Terrorist

Can United Airline’s Reason for Removing Passenger Also be Used as Ruse to Remove Terrorist

- Homeland Security Today
In the wake of the recent United Airlines incident in which it forcefully removed a passenger randomly chosen by a computer to give up his seat for a United employee, homeland security authorities have indicated in background interviews with Homeland Security Today that airlines, working in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Intelligence Community, could, in the event a passenger already onboard is discovered to be a known or suspected terrorist, an airline could be...

In Other News... The saga of United Airlines and Dr. David Dao

In Other News... The saga of United Airlines and Dr. David Dao

- Insider Louisville
The Unfriendly Skies: On Sunday, United Airlines forcibly removed a man who refused to part with his seat on a flight from Chicago to Louisville, reports NPR, BBC News, The New York Times and CNN.
Four passengers were asked to give up their seats to make room for United employees needed for another flight in Louisville. The airline asked for volunteers, offering $400 and a hotel stay. No takers. They went up to $800. No takers. Then they announced a computer would select four customers at...

Five Lessons From United Airlines About Handling A Customer Experience Gone Bad

Five Lessons From United Airlines About Handling A Customer Experience Gone Bad

- Forbes
Unless you live under a rock, you are most likely aware of United Airlines most recent misstep. A passenger who had boarded a plane was involuntarily bumped, asked to leave his seat and then was forcibly removed. Refer to a CNN report on Flight #3411.
The incident involving passenger Dr. David Dao has gone viral. There is public outcry and protests have begun.
There are five lessons we all can learn from this customer experience gone horribly bad.
1. There is a reason...

United Airlines Dragging Passenger Off Plane Was Illegal, Says Lawyer – Here's Why

United Airlines Dragging Passenger Off Plane Was Illegal, Says Lawyer – Here's Why

- International Business Times
Not only did United Airlines make millions of enemies when it forcibly removed a passenger from a Louisville-bound flight, it also acted illegally, according to attorney Brian Mahany of Wisconsin-based Mahany Law.
Video emerged Sunday of aviation security officers physically removing a bloodied and screaming passenger from a flight by dragging him by his arms down the aisle of the plane. The company said it needed to make room for four of its employees on the...

Brian Mahany on USA Radio

California State Auditor Finds $40,000 in Wasted Tax Dollars

California State Auditor Finds $40,000 in Wasted Tax Dollars

- Bloomberg BNA
The California State Auditor identified almost $40,000 in inappropriate state expenditures as part of its investigative report on improper governmental activities.
The March 2 report, presented pursuant to the California Whistleblower Protection Act, outlines 10 “substantiated allegations” involving state agencies and colleges. The auditor detailed examples of inappropriate expenditures, including misuse of state time and resources, inaccurate attendance records and improper...

California physician accuses Molina of withholding payments for Medicaid services

California physician accuses Molina of withholding payments for Medicaid services

- Becker's Hospital Review
Los Angeles-area physician Manuel Figueroa, MD, has filed a putative class-action lawsuit against Molina Healthcare, claiming the Long Beach, Calif.-based insurer owes him money for Medicaid services he provided between Jan. 1, 2013, and Dec. 31, 2014.
The lawsuit, filed by Dr. Figueroa on behalf of himself, and the independent physician association known as the Associated Hispanic Physicians of Southern California IPA, contends Molina did not pay him enhanced payments that he properly...