March 05, 2005
News in brief
Former employees of the eBay online auction service are suing for breach of contract, claiming that the company sold a subsidiary and canceled stock options for the division's workers.
Physicians in Ontario have tentatively agreed to a new contract, retroactive to last year, that will net them an additional $2.4 billion over four years.
Euopre's ENI oil company has won a $1.4 billion contract to produce 24,400 tons of propane and butane a day for Abu Dhabi Gas Industries, Ltd.
Two long-time soccer rivals are headed for even more acrimony, as Juventus apparently plans to lure away Roma star Antonio Cassano with five year deal (worth £3 million a year), a package that Roma probably cannot match.
Speaking of Juventus, star Adrian Mutu will face a suit by his old team Chelsea, which claims he owes them £8 million for failing a cocaine test.
Britain's Tories are challenging the selection of America's EDS for a massive contract to re-do the Ministry of Defence's IT systems.
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