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7 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Rep. Lynn Jenkins says failed bill didn't address gender pay gap

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins said Wednesday she would support legislation that helps educate women about their right to equal pay, but lawyers - male or female - would be the only ones helped by a bill that died in the Senate.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Republican, US House of Representatives, Law

4 hrs ago |

New job training programs highlighted by President at a PA community college

President Obama spoke about the economy at a GE gas engine plant in Waukesha, Wisconsin on Thursday and outlined his four-step plan for restoring opportunity; creating new jobs; and training Americans with the skills to fill those jobs.


Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Law

8 hrs ago | Missourian

Court expands legal rights for injured workers

The Missouri Supreme Court overturned 30 years of precedent with a ruling Tuesday that gives greater legal protections to injured workers who subsequently are fired from their jobs.


Related Topix: Law, Jay Nixon, US Governors

12 hrs ago | Amy Ridenour

Myth: America Had A Free-Market Health Care System Prior To ObamaCare

It appears that the second greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing lots of Americans that they had a free-market health care system prior to ObamaCare.


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

16 hrs ago | JD Supra

A Check on the EEOC Attack on the Credit Check

We have written a few times about the EEOC's closer inspection of background checks and the use of criminal records in employment decisions because of their potential adverse impact on classes of applicants.


Related Topix: Law, Education, Kaplan

21 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: Half a loaf on Community Center Theater may not be enough

A renovation plan would cost $11 million just for the ADA fixes. Beyond that, the City Council faces big decisions about the 40-year-old building's future as Sacramento's workhorse arts venue.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Law, UC Davis, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Awards for Reporting Tax Compliance Issues: Be an Edward Snowdon or...

Whistleblowers are an important part of the IRS tax compliance program, and can receive substantial awards if the IRS uses their information.


Related Topix: Law

WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

Dubuque, Iowa Officials Admit To Housing Discrimination Against Blacks

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced an agreement with the city of Dubuque, Iowa , that effectively settles allegations that the city discriminated against African Americans applying for the Housing Choice Voucher Program.


Related Topix: Dubuque, IA, African-American, Law


DeWaay settles with Labor Department over retirement plan recommendations

Famed financial adviser Donald Gene DeWaay Jr. has reached a settlement with the Labor Department to pay $341,487 to 68 retirement plans following federal investigations into some of his firm's sales.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Law

Pam's House Blend

Chelsea Manning to Take a More Active Role in Her Case During Appeal

During her trial, the only time the public heard from Chelsea Manning was when she made statements in court.


Related Topix: Law, Leavenworth, KS

Logan Banner

SWVCTC Offers New Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program

On April 8, Southern W.Va. Community and Techncial, Unilin NA LLC, Robert C. Byrd Institute and the U.S. Department of Labor/Office of Apprenticeship ... On Tuesday, April 8, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College announced a new agreement with Unilin NA LLC, Robert C. Byrd Institute and the U.S. Department of Labor/Office of ... (more)


Related Topix: Law, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Go Local

Rob Horowitz: The Civil Rights Act, 50 Years Later

Last week President Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton came together at a Civil Rights Summit held at the LBJ library to mark the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and to celebrate the man who was instrumental in bringing it about.


Related Topix: George Bush, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Law, African-American

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Kathleen Sebelius: Scapegoat offers two definitions for scapegoat: "1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical.


Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas Government, Kansas, Law, Opinion

Business Journal

Cancer center agrees to $2.9M settlement in whistleblower case

Hope Cancer Institute Inc. and owner Dr. Raj Sadasivan have agreed to pay $2.9 million to the U.S. government to settle claims that the organization defrauded federal health care programs.


Related Topix: Law


State fixing unemployment overpayments

North Carolina is digging out of $1.6 billion in debt after making major mistakes with unemployment benefits.


Related Topix: Law

Cape Cod Times

OSHA probe of death of two utility workers may take months

It could be weeks or months before federal workplace safety investigators release their findings on the death of two utility workers killed Saturday when a truck tipped on its end, causing the aerial lift they were in to crash to the ground off the Scenic Highway.


Related Topix: OSHA, Environmental Law, Law

Sys-Con Media

The Employment Law GroupA Law Firm Helps Two Whistleblowers to Win...

Ms. Angel and Ms. Natal will share a combined 16 percent of the government settlement for their role in the case.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Sun Journal

Webpage focuses on Mainers with disabilities

The webpage on the Center for Workforce Research and Information site displays data such as the age, education, gender and statewide distribution of Mainers with impairments.


Related Topix: Maine, Law, US Governors, Paul LePage

AGSI conference to debate motion on whistleblowers

Middle-ranking garda based in Co Donegal are calling for the confidential reporting charter to be revised to allow for greater protection for whistleblowers.


Related Topix: Law

Sun Apr 13, 2014


New Manning lawyer hits Espionage Act charges

A new lawyer for convicted leaker Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning is railing against the Obama Administration's use of the Espionage Act in a wave of cases charging individuals with releasing classified information to the press or public.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Albuquerque, NM