Job fair in Littleton
LITTLETON — New Hampshire Employment Security will sponsor a job fair Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its 646 Union St. office.
Those looking for work or seeking a career change should plan to attend and see what employers have to offer qualified candidates.
WASHINGTON — Lowe’s Home Centers , the No. 2 U.S. home improvement retail chain, has agreed to pay a $500,000 penalty for violating federal rules governing lead paint exposure, U.S. authorities said on Thursday.
Lead exposure can cause a range of health problems, from behavioral disorders and learning disabilities to seizures and death. Young children are at the greatest risk because their nervous systems are still developing.
BOSTON — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office said on Thursday it is investigating Herbalife Ltd, joining other state and federal probes of allegations that the weight loss and nutrition company is running a pyramid scheme.
Madigan’s office was urged to look into the company months ago by civil rights groups, which claimed it was a pyramid scheme targeting minorities. Hedge fund manager William Ackman was the first to call Herbalife a fraud and placed a $1 billion bet against the company in 2012.
, and high-profile investors such as Carl Icahn, George Soros and Daniel Loeb have supported the company in the past by taking stakes.
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