Prosecutors Former DuPont worker stole confidential files

Prosecutors: Former DuPont worker stole confidential files NEWARK, N.J. – Federal prosecutors say a former DuPont employee stole more than 20,000 confidential files from the firm to help bolster a consulting business he started shortly before his retirement.Anchi Hou was put on house arrest after making his initial court appearance Friday. The 61-year-old from East Brunswick is charged with theft of trade secrets.Prosecutors say Hou copied and stole the files last year from DuPont’s manufacturing facility in Sayreville.The files included formulas, data and customer information related to developments in flexographic printing plate technology. Hou also allegedly took photos in restricted areas of equipment and layouts used to make DuPont products.Hou faces 10 years in prison if convicted. A telephone number for him could not be located Saturday and it’s not known if he has retained an attorney. by The Associated Press Posted Apr 8, 2017 11:43 am MDT Last Updated Apr 8, 2017 at 12:20 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

INMO prepared to mobilise against pay cuts

first_imgTHE IRISH NURSES and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is to begin its annual conference today, and the issue of pay will be high on the agenda.The organisation’s 94th annual delegate conference will take place over three days in Letterkenny, and will see Minister for Health Dr James Reilly speaking to the members tomorrow.He is expected to be presented with the findings of the INMO’s trolley and ward watch initiatives.This morning, the general secretary of the INMO, Liam Doran, told RTÉ’s Morning Ireland that the union’s members will continue to oppose pay cuts, and if the government does move to impose cuts, they are prepared to mobilise and ballot on industrial action.The conference theme is ‘protecting the frontline’, with Doran saying that the members will speak about their experiences on the frontline. They will call for safe nurse/midwife patient ratios, saying that there should be a standard staffing level of one nurse to four patients in mainstream wards and units.The nurses and midwives will also discuss the community nurse staffing shortage, as well as the establishment of a review of current midwifery staffing and practice.Read: Issue of pay to dominate INMO annual conference>last_img read more