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1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News
Members of a state commission that studied problems with the Maine unemployment claims and appeals process said Thursday that a federal investigation into claims that Gov. Paul LePage pressured unemployment appeals hearing officers to be more "pro-business" is expected to wrap up next month.
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5 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet
The company at the centre of concerns over the out-of-hours GP contract in Cornwall has left the contract early.
Legislators on both sides of the aisle in Washington, D.C., are looking to solve a potentially harmful impact of the Affordable Care Act's insurance requirements on volunteer fire departments.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said a major challenge hindering advancement was the lack of flexibility for women raising young children.
Sometimes workplace discrimination can cost taxpayers. Case in point: the recent $68,000 award from a discrimination claim by a black social worker against the Hampton, Va.
The Democratic-led U.S. Senate approved four of President Barack Obama's nominees on Thursday as an around-the-clock, confirmation merry-go-round entered its second day with Republicans unable to stop it because of a recent rule change.
The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee charged that the Obama administration's handling of EB-5 investor-visas "poses a gigantic risk" to national security, Watchdog.org reported Thursday.
The trustees of the Rockingham Free Public Library opted on Tuesday not to appeal the benefits terminated library director Celina Houlne is receiving.
A tentative federal budget agreement struck late Dec. 10 has groups representing retirement plan sponsors and federal workers gearing up for a fight over pension costs.
About 200 workers will be furloughed from Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC in response to a recovery boiler explosion last month that hampered the company's ability to make pulp, company co-owner Keith Van Scotter said Wednesday.
The EEOC announced Wednesday that Step Three, Ltd. is settling the lawsuit involving a buyer who underwent infertility treatments.
When Michigan became the 24th right-to-work state in December 2012, conservatives hailed it as a sign the Rust Belt state was "open for business," union workers decried the law as "union busting" and labor leaders vowed to use it to quash Republican Governor Rick Snyder's reelection bid in 2014.
You don't have to like your colleagues, but you shouldn't have to fear them. Two cases of disquieting co-workers, one concerning a reclusive and one that involves more aggressive interactions.
The Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act of 2013 would allow employees to earn a portion of their wages for a limited period of time, and to address their own serious health issues including pregnancy or the birth of a child.
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It's not looking good for 1.3 million long-term unemployed workers, who were overlooked by a budget deal reached by key lawmakers, late Tuesday.
A strong majority of Americans say they support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, legislation that would ban most private businesses from workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, according to the latest United Technologies/ National Journal Congressional Connection Poll .