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38 min ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Roby says manipulation at Central Al Va "off the charts"

U.S. Representative Martha Roby says strong evidence shows that manipulation of patient scheduling at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care Administration was a "facility-led, standard operating procedure" as a huge number of staff members confirmed in a survey.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Alabama, Life, Veteran Affairs, Law

1 hr ago | Army Times

McDonald confirmed as new VA secretary

Paul Lewis arrived as a Marine Corps security guard at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran on Nov. 3, 1979.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Law

2 hrs ago | JD Supra

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Proposed Regulations and New Model COBRA Notices

The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued new proposed COBRA regulations. The regulations include an updated model general notice 1 and model election notice 2 under the federal COBRA law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Medicaid, Health Insurance

3 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Business Journal

How to avoid getting hit by Wage and Hour

It's extremely difficult to stay up on all the changes and details of local, state and federal employment compliance topics.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

8 hrs ago | Daily Policy Digest

Plaintiffs Can Receive Millions Under False Claims Act

The False Claims Act allows plaintiffs to file what are known as qui tam suits on behalf of the government, alleging the defrauding of government programs.

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Related Topix: US News, Law, Healthcare Law

12 hrs ago | WTNH

Demonstration against sub-contractor at construction site

This morning people from the New England Regional Council of Carpenters will visit a now abandoned work site in New Haven to protest a sub-contractor and praise a move by the Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: New Haven, CT, Law

Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC News

The whistleblowers who may have inspired Edward Snowden, and a star of stage and screen

Their first guest is actor and director Lou Diamond Phillips, who is in Melbourne playing the King of Siam in The King and I at the Princess Theatre.

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Related Topix: Law, Celebrities, Lou Diamond Phillips

JD Supra

EEOC Addresses Interplay Between Pregnancy Discrimination Act and...

On July 14, 2014, the EEOC issued Updated Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination , as well as a set of Questions and Answers and a Fact Sheet related to that Guidance.

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Related Topix: Law

JD Supra

IRCA Does Not Preempt FEHA, But Limits Available Remedies

In Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co. , the California Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act preempts the application of the antidiscrimination provisions of California's Fair Employment and Housing Act - which protect California workers "regardless of immigration status."

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Related Topix: Law, Immigration Reform, Personal Finance, Social Security

ABC2 Maryland

Is it time to end tip-based wages?

Some members of Congress continue to push legislation that would change tipping.

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JD Supra

Stay Tuned: Impact of Supreme Court Decision on ACA's Contraceptive Mandate Uncertain

It's too soon to know the impact on the workplace of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision that certain businesses may opt out of the Affordable Care Act's requirement to pay for birth control in their healthcare plans if it violates their religious beliefs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Law

The Columbus Dispatch

Many LGBT teachers unprotected from workplace discrimination

On the last day of school, one of David Schottner's first-grade students blurted a question in front of the class.

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Related Topix: Law, Reynoldsburg, OH, Gay/Lesbian, Ohio, Transgender

WSTM-TV Syracuse

NY to change signs for disabled access

The measure calls for removing the word "handicapped" from replacement or new signs, while using an updated wheelchair logo suggesting mobility, both intended to help remove any stigma attached to the designations.

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Related Topix: Law

New York Post

Philip Seymour Hoffman, La Wren Scotta s autopsy records breached

Employees in the city Medical Examiner's Office have sneaked peeks at graphic photos and autopsy reports in recent celebrity deaths, including those of Mick Jagger girlfriend L'Wren Scott and actor Philip Seymour Hoffman , whistleblowers say.

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Related Topix: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Celebrities, Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Forbes.com

The Real World Implications Of Workplace And Cyberbullying

I remember my first encounter with a bully - we'll call him Paul Bugbee. He chased a neighborhood friend of mine home from school for two years, shouting destructive words, despite his parents' pleas with the school and Bugbee's parents.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Law

Lehigh Acres Gazette

Breakdown of the Calls from Each Fire Station in Lehigh Acres

Breakdown of all calls between July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2014 Historical numbers shows that running the lower volume stations 24/7 is costing the tax payers 100's of thousands of extra dollars a year.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL, Law

Kevin, M.D.

Should I be a nurse or a doctor?

Having been both a nurse and a doctor, most of the questions I get from readers have to do with making the decision between nursing and medicine.

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Related Topix: Law, Internal Medicine, Medicine

Tony's Kansas City

TKC Breaking and Exclusive News!!! Local 42 Responds to TKC Post and...

This is a Kansas City MUST READ for tonight . . . Top of the page for as long as possible and then linked on the sidebar .

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Related Topix: Law, Fire

Pacific Daily News

VA must move into 21st century

In the 1930s, people suffered through the summer with electric fans. Today, we have central air conditioning.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Law, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Coffman

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KCRG

Rally Celebrates 24th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

The crowd applauds Senator Tom Harkin's speech at the 24th annual Americans with Disabilities Act celebration on the pedestrian mall in Iowa City on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Law, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Bush

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