Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted a final rule that requires a public company to disclose the ratio of the compensation of its chief executive officer (CEO) to the median compensation of its employees. The new rule, mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, provides companies with flexibility in calculating this pay ratio, and helps inform shareholders when voting on “say on pay.”
Washington, DC - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today launched two new no-cost training programs, Accelerated Learning Programs (ALPs) and VA Learning Hubs, to help transitioning Servicemembers and Veterans from all eras learn skills, earn credentials, and advance in civilian careers following separation from service.
Santa Clara, California - A company that can turn a park bench into a piano. A Copenhagen startup that lets children as young as age 3 create and share their own e-books. A woman-founded partnership that teaches teen girls to code through a social medium they love. These are just three of the first cohort of startups selected to take part in the Intel Education Accelerator.
Office on Violence Against Women Announces Online Resource Center for Institutions of Higher Education
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) today announced the launch of:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - A Romanian fugitive wanted in his home country for fraud was deported after serving a sentence in federal prison in the United States for financial crimes. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) handed him over to Romanian authorities without incident Tuesday.
Washington, DC - For the first time in its 110-year history, the Forest Service, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is spending more than 50 percent of its budget to suppress the nation's wildfires.