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Waiters, bartenders, hairdressers and other Minnesota workers who rely on tips got a big raise this month when the state guaranteed them the same $9.50 hourly minimum wage that other workers will get.
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Lead author Michelle Moniz, M.D., is an OB/GYN and researcher at the University of Michigan Medical School.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia on Tuesday agreed not to press charges against the second of two women implicated in the beating of Miles DeNiro, who performs in drag as Heidi Glm, in a Manny & Olga's restaurant last June after the suspect, Raymone Harding of Gaithersburg, complied with the terms of a deferred-sentencing ... (more)
Maryland is poised to become the 18th state, along with the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, to protect employees from unlawful discrimination based on gender identity.
April 22, 2014 - U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of education news and information, today announced the 2014 Best High Schools , available exclusively at usnews.com.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Gallaudet University by the school's diversity officer, who the college demoted after she signed an anti-gay marriage petition.
ANYONE WHO has sat in traffic on the crowded roadways from Virginia to the District of Columbia should understand the dilemma facing the region.
The bodyguard for R&B singer Chris Brown was convicted of assault Monday in connection with an altercation with a fan, and a judge delayed the singer's trial until Wednesday.
AUGUST 20: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a Kids' "State Dinner" luncheon at the East Room of the White House August 20, 2012 in Washington, DC.
A professor of physics at the U. of the District of Columbia took a scientific interest in teaching and, in his work with one student in particular, found humanity in the... Wallace Hall may face impeachment for what some call a vendetta against the president of the University of Texas at Austin.
Today our state faces a paradox: Too many Californians are having trouble finding employment, and at the same time, America's most innovative companies -- across industries and regions -- are unable to find the highly skilled workers they need to thrive.
While the March state employment and unemployment report released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed positive developments, a number of states are still suffering from a weak economic recovery.
On April 2, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in McCutcheon v. FEC , striking down the aggregate limits imposed on individual contributions under federal law.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D. Conn., is fighting a subpoena that would force him to give deposition testimony and turn over documents in a labor dispute between health care management companies and unions.