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1 hr ago | TwinCities

Retiring entrepreneurs find new owners on payroll

Chrissy Stewart, senior chemist, does a coression test for protextive qualities of paint at KTA-Tator, an employee owned company, in Findlay, Pa., on April 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Tax, Law, Mortgage, Personal Finance

6 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter - a move that could complicate contract negotiations at the port.


Related Topix: Law, University of Baltimore

10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Anti-Discrimination Laws Didn't Help Older Men Get Back to Work

Tough age-discrimination laws didn't do much to help older unemployed men find work during and after the recession, according to a recent analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco .


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Irvine, CA, Law

14 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Cal Thomas: Kathleen Sebelius the scapegoat for Obamacare 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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Hudson Valley gains jobs in March

Jobs in the Hudson Valley region show year-over-year gains as the private sector added employees in most major categories in March, leaving a recent upbeat trend intact.


Related Topix: Law, Dutchess County, NY, Ulster County, NY

Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

By Mike Denison, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Maryland government entities have suffered at least six cyberattacks since the beginning of 2013, according to incident reports from the Department of Information Technology.


Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Law

News9 Oklahoma City

State Investigators Of Narconon Arrowhead Say They Were Wrongfully Fired

The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse started investigating Narconon Arrowhead in July 2012 after three people died at the facility in nine months' time.


Related Topix: Law

Los Banos Enterprise

Longtime eatery closes its doors

Los Banos residents can no longer get a hand-cut egg roll or Chinese chicken salad from Ming's restaurant, a town favorite since before 1968.


Related Topix: Los Banos, CA, Law

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Ala jobless rate jumps to 6.7 percent

The state Department of Labor says Alabama's March unemployment rate is 6.7 percent, which is three-tenths of a percent higher than the February rate.


Related Topix: Law, Alabama, Alabama Government


PA Unemployment Down to 6%

April 18, 2014 Harrisburg - Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for March 2014.


Related Topix: Law

Salisbury Journal

Doctor 'vindicated' by tribunal

Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, according to his lawyers A heart doctor who turned whistleblower to expose NHS safety fears said he felt "vindicated" after winning an unfair dismissal case following a prolonged dispute with hospital bosses.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Law

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Re: Dubuque, Iowa Officials Admit To Housing Racism Against Blacks | News One

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


Saving for retirement could cost you $400k

A worker who saves 10% of her salary in a 401 every year for 40 years is pretty much a model citizen in the Republic of Personal Financial Responsibility.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Law

Connecticut jobs increase as winter's freeze ends

However, the state has regained less than 55 percent of the jobs lost from March 2008 to February 2010 during the recession, economists said.


Related Topix: Weather, Law, 9

West Australian

EU lawmakers smooth way for class actions against cartels

European lawmakers on Thursday eased the way for cartel victims to claim compensation from companies under new rules that also shield price-fixing whistleblowers from being the main target of million-euro lawsuits.


Related Topix: Law

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Labor Market Steps Forward: Wages Grow and Jobless Claims Drop

Initial applications for unemployment benefits are trending near pre-recession lows.


Related Topix: Law

The Press-Enterprise

Ken Calvert: Congressman discusses lawsuit abuse in Corona

A meeting at a Corona restaurant gave Rep. Ken Calvert a chance to talk about his bill to curb frivolous lawsuits against businesses stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Ken Calvert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Law

Small Business Trends

Strengthening Your Small Business With Subcontractors

Dealing with the ebb and flow of workloads can be challenging for small businesses.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Social Security, Medicare, Health

State of Maine

Maine's Job Bank Surpasses 7,500 Real, Local Jobs

Maine's Job Bank, at , continues to increase its number of job listings with more than 7,500 available for applicants.


Related Topix: Law

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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