Latest Tom Golisano Stories

2010-03-23 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 18, 2010, Paychex, Inc., Thomas Golisano, and two other defendants paid $32.2 million toward a judgment that was recently affirmed by the California Court of Appeal. On March 9, 2010, the Court affirmed a verdict of a Los Angeles jury that had, in addition to compensatory damages of $15 million, awarded punitive damages totaling $11,000,000 against Paychex (Nasdaq: PAYX) and Golisano. In its decision, the Court wrote that Paychex and the...

2009-11-05 10:05:00

AVE MARIA, Fla., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ave Maria University (AMU) Chancellor, Thomas S. Monaghan, announced today that AMU has received a four million dollar donation from Mr. B. Thomas Golisano to fund the construction of the University's first indoor athletic facility, the Tom Golisano Field House. "On behalf of the entire AMU community, we are extremely grateful to Mr. Golisano for his tremendous generosity," Monaghan said. "Any donation of this magnitude is obviously extremely...

2009-06-12 14:42:03

Experts say newer forms of poor office etiquette "” paying more attention to a hand-held device than to a conversation or business meeting "” happens so frequently that businesses are complaining it upsets workplaces, wastes time and costs money, Reuters reported. Jane Wesman, a public relations executive and author of "Dive Right In -- The Sharks Won't Bite," said it is becoming an occurrence that happens all the time and is definitely getting worse. "It's become an addiction,"...

2008-09-05 21:00:10

By James Heaney Responsible New York -- the B. Thomas Golisano-funded, G. Steven Pigeon-managed political organization -- has been linked to a spate of political attacks against incumbent Assemblyman Sam Hoyt despite efforts to hide their involvement. A group calling itself Mothers and Fathers Demanding Answers has mailed a provocative piece of campaign literature and launched a Web site that assails Hoyt in harsh terms for past sexual relations with an Assembly staff member. The Web...

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