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  1. Singletary: No present for pensionersRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    Tucked into the federal spending bill were provisions that will allow certain struggling multi-employer pension plans to reduce benefits already being received by retirees. The move was a result of an alarm from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. that multi-employer plans covering more than 1 million participants are substantially underfunded and, without legislative changes, would probably fail.

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  2. Program 331Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | KLRN-TV San Antonio

    On Saturday, NewsHour Weekend examines federal whistleblowers, people who are incentivized by the False Claims Act to expose misconduct in companies that do business with the federal government. Last year alone, the government and its whistleblowers recovered a record $6 billion in lawsuits that exposed wrongdoing.

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  3. AVI Crowdsourcing Project Reveals More ADA Violations and More Lies in New Rochelle SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Rochelle Talk

    I have been asking readers to assist in a crowdsourcing project to review Annual Visual Inspection documents obtained over the past several months under a Freedom of Information request. Several readers have begun to take me up on that including Richard Feltenstein, the father of Jennifer Feltenstein graduated from New Rochelle High School in June, 2013, who is perhaps best well-known as one of two students left behind during a fire emergency at the high school in 2013.

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  4. PBS NewsHour WeekendRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts.

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  5. Whistleblowers at military hospitals face reprisalsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Beyond conducting their periodic evaluation of Womack Army Medical Center, one of the military's busiest hospitals, the inspectors who came here to Fort Bragg last March had a special task. A medical technologist had complained of dangerous shortcomings in infection prevention.

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  6. Metro-North hit with maximum fine in retaliation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    HARTFORD, Conn. – The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Metro-North to pay the maximum punitive damages to a railroad employee who suffered reprisals after reporting an injury.

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  7. Relationship between nonprofit volunteers and for-profit companies raises questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The retired Army lieutenant colonel and father of two has sold food and managed beer stands, work that generated thousands of dollars for two multibillion-dollar food service companies - first Levy Restaurants, now Aramark. But there's one thing Alvarez, 55, has never done in his years working at Raymond James Stadium: earn a paycheck.

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  8. OSHA cites company after 2 workers are injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

    In response to a complaint of an electrical shock injury, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that a 20-year employee was injured while he performed service work on an electrical panel at a Coldwater rice-cake manufacturer. Following the investigation, OSHA has cited Basic Grain Products Inc. for two repeated and five serious safety violations.

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  9. Baseball to lobby Congress against minimum wage for minor leaguersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A young fan waits outside the stadium where the minor league team the P-Nats play in Dale City, Va. Minor league baseball players get paid peanuts - well, most of the time.

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  10. This week in the war on workers: $100 million in grants for the 'other four-year degree'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Too often "job training" is used by Republicans as an excuse to take government assistance away from people who need it rather than as an investment in good jobs. But there is a right way to do it, as you can see in the video above and in a Department of Labor announcement of $100 million in grants for registered apprenticeship programs.

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  11. State looks into wage complaints from deli workersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    By The Associated Press news@abc6.com The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training has confirmed that seven wage complaints from former workers of Gourmet Heaven were received and are under investigation. The workers' rights center, Fuerza Laboral, filed a complaint on behalf of seven former employees of the Gourmet Heaven deli stores, seeking more than $100,000 in unpaid wages and overtime.

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  12. News EEOC: Bank of America fired worker because he was blindRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Bank of America will pay $110,000 in a settlement to a former temp worker after resolving a disability discrimination case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC alleged that Bank of America failed to accommodate a visually impaired data entry worker and instead terminated his job, which was located at a downtown Chicago branch.

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  13. Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Drops to an Incredible 5.1 PercentRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | NorthcentralPa.com

    Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) made the following statement praising today's announcement by the Department of Labor and Industry that the state's unemployment rate declined by three-tenths of a percentage point in November to 5.1 percent, the lowest rate in more than six years.

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  14. Pennsylvania Parents Concerned About Student Data CollectionRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    The concept of a "permanent record" has become even scarier under Common Core, according to a group of parents in Pennsylvania. Parents Against Common Core has petitioned Gov. Tom Corbett to put a moratorium on data collection practices.

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  15. Wilton Rep. Lavielle Concerned About Unemployment TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Wilton Daily Voice

    State Rep. Gail Lavielle expressed concern over an additional tax that will have employers in the state paying the highest unemployment tax in the country. "Although employers will see the increase in their federal tax bills, the state is responsible for it," said Lavielle.

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  16. Sen. Kennedy RememberedSAIL AWAYRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | American Reporter

    The Democratic Party's most stalwart defender of civil rights, labor rights, health care, immigration, housing and education for nearly five decades in the U.S. Senate has left us. On Tuesday night, cancer claimed the life of Edward M. Kennedy, the 77-year-old senior senator from Massachusetts.

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  17. Will Pro-Life Organizations Be Forced to Pay for Abortion?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | American Thinker

    It's open season for attacking religious liberty and First Amendment rights in our nation's capital. On Wednesday of this week, the City Council of the District of Columbia unanimously approved of the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act in its second reading.

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  18. $50 million settlement reached in Indiana stage collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    A $50 million settlement has been reached in connection with the deadly collapse of a stage at the Indiana State Fair, a lawyer for injured survivors and relatives of those killed said Friday. The incident occurred August 13, 2011, when a strong storm packing winds estimated by the National Weather Service of 60 to 70 mph rolled through just before Sugarland, the country music duo of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush, was set to perform.

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  19. Former Baltimore police officer loses quest to regain job after towing scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    David Reeping, a former police officer, talks in August 2014 about three lawsuits in which the city paid out money on cases involving himself as an officer. David Reeping, a former police officer, talks in August 2014 about three lawsuits in which the city paid out money on cases involving himself as an officer.

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  20. Walnut Creek: Upgrades planned at Larkey Pool not enough for swim teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Contra Costa Times

    Aquatic teams that have churned out Olympic athletes and put this city on the swimming map are worried renovation plans for Larkey Pool will leave them foundering in shallow water and perhaps looking for new homes. After years of planning, and just as the design for an improved and renovated western Walnut Creek pool is ready for contract bidding, swimmers and city leaders are asking whether the pool can be made deeper.

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