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Estate of Decatur man shot, killed sues security alarm company

Estate of Decatur man shot, killed sues security alarm company

According to this lawsuit, a Vivint alarm system failed to go off when his window was shot out and his door was broken down. ... Irvin Jr. at his home on Marion Street, according to our news partners at the Decatur Daily.
Security Firm ADT Accuses Rival Ring of Trademark Infringement Over Blue Signage

Security Firm ADT Accuses Rival Ring of Trademark Infringement Over Blue Signage

Long-time home security firm ADT is suing rival upstart Ring alleging the newcomer is violating its trademarks by using signage that is very similar to the blue octagon logo that ADT has used for decades.
Vivint To Pay $20m To Settle FTC Claims It Misused Consumer Credit Reports

Vivint To Pay $20m To Settle FTC Claims It Misused Consumer Credit Reports

FTC claims credit histories of unwitting victims were used to qualify financing for prospective customers
05.03.21 NESA National Monitor

05.03.21 NESA National Monitor

Public Safety Updates IL: Cape Girardeau working to reduce false alarm calls4.27.21 – WSIL ...

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President Biden Introduces Tax Credit to Provide Workers with COVID-19 Vaccine PTO

President Biden Introduces Tax Credit to Provide Workers with COVID-19 Vaccine PTO

Employers with fewer than 500 employees can be reimbursed for the cost of providing paid leave for COVID vaccinations, according to the IRS.
Wearable Devices and Lone Workers: The Importance of Connectivity

Wearable Devices and Lone Workers: The Importance of Connectivity

By sharing data and information out to teammates and supervisors, wearable devices can have a positive impact even in the most hazardous of situations.
Shop Drawings 101: Do You Know the Minimum Requirements?

Shop Drawings 101: Do You Know the Minimum Requirements?

Shop drawings should not be confused with engineering drawings. Here are the minimum requirements according to NFPA 72
Does Gender Play a Role in Connected Lock Sales?

Does Gender Play a Role in Connected Lock Sales?

A new study breaks down the purchase of smart locks by gender, but should integrators adjust their selling strategy based on the numbers?
New COVID Workplace Safety Rules

New COVID Workplace Safety Rules

After weeks of delay, the Biden administration is advancing emergency workplace safety rules to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and should be public in a matter of weeks.
Min Wage Hike for Fed Contractors

Min Wage Hike for Fed Contractors

Yesterday, President Joe Biden issued an executive order requiring federal contractors to pay a $15 minimum wage to workers who are working on federal contracts.

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Funds may not last until deadline for Paycheck Protection Program loans

Just over one month remains in the Paycheck Protection Program that was extended through May 31, 2021, but given the current rate of loans being processed, funds are not expected to last through the end of May, according to Amanda Markow, communications manager of Mississippi Bankers Association.