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1 min ago | Amarillo.com

Texas vs. EEOC: Lawsuit Over Background Checks Guidance Headed to the Fifth Circuit

Last November, the State of Texas sought declaratory and injunctive relief against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regarding its promulgated "enforcement guidance" on employers reviewing criminal histories of potential employees.

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Related Topix: Law, Prison, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Criminal Defense Law, Federal Prisons

4 hrs ago | JD Supra

IRS amends whistleblower regulations to expand eligible...

Whistleblower incentives and awards are not unique to the False Claims Act or Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.

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Related Topix: Tax, Law

4 hrs ago | JD Supra

Three Year Interval Between Harassment Complaint and Failure to...

The more time that passes between an employee's protected actions and alleged retaliation, the weaker the inference that the two incidents are linked.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Law

8 hrs ago | JD Supra

FLSA Exemptions And 'Overtime Rights'

We continue to follow developments relating to President Obama's directive that the U.S. Labor Department "modernize and streamline" its regulations governing the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13 executive, administrative, professional, and "outside salesman" exemptions.

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Related Topix: Law

9 hrs ago | The Republic

Obama names first Asian-American EEOC chair

Jenny R. Yang has been named as the new chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, becoming the first Asian-American to lead that agency.

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Related Topix: Law, Asian-American

9 hrs ago | JD Supra

Health Care Providers: Five Actions to Help You Avoid Qui Tam Lawsuits

The Department of Justice secured $3.8 billion from False Claims Act settlements and judgments during the 2013 fiscal year.1 In 2013, the government recovered $2.6 billion in health care fraud, which marked the fourth year in a row that the DOJ has recovered more than $2 billion in cases involving health care fraud.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News

9 hrs ago | JD Supra

Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Class Claims Regarding Disability Benefits

ERISA benefit claims are frequently of only modest size individually, but can become overwhelming in a class context.

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Related Topix: Law, Pension, Personal Finance

13 hrs ago | Fox News

It's Time to Hug it Out with Your 401

The 401 turns 40 on Sept. 2, and it is no exaggeration to say that it has revolutionized retirement for millions of Americans, providing them a way to spend the last phase of their lives with greater financially security than previous generations.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Law, Social Security, Pension, IRA

17 hrs ago | Workforce

ERISA Turns 40

President Gerald Ford at his desk in the White House. Photo by Marion S. Trikoso.

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Related Topix: Law, Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement

20 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Coffee shop guide dog controversy

Starbucks is in some hot water after a Brighton woman said a barista at one of the company's coffee shops tried to deny her service because of her service dog.

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Related Topix: Law

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Several South Mississippians working on Labor Day

More than 119 million people in the nation claim jobs in the service industry, according to the Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Law

The Daily Caller

Email Reveals Lois Lerner Ignored Political Expenditures By Unions

The official at the center of the Internal Revenue Service tea party scandal once dismissed complaints that labor unions were not reporting millions of dollars in political activities on their tax forms, according to an email obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

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Related Topix: Tax, Law, Conservative Political News, US News

Norwalk Citizen News

Leaders leaders seek manufacturing revival

On Labor Day 2014, workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania face a job market that has changed considerably over the past several years, while some employers say they can't find new hires with the skills and work habits they need.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Law, Luzerne County, PA, Lackawanna County, PA

WPTV Local News

The Rise And Fall Of The 40-Hour Workweek

During the Industrial Revolution, that was one slogan of workers who rallied for the eight-hour workday - the 40-hour, five-day week that's become the standard for Americans.

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Related Topix: Law

Houston Press

Happy Labor Day! Houston Has More Workplace Fatalities Than Other Texas Cities

Friday marked the end of the national Labor Rights Week, which takes place every year during the last week of August leading up to Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Texas, Law

Lowell Sun

Labor Day rings true at Market Basket

This Labor Day, Market Basket workers have far more to celebrate than simply a holiday weekend to unofficially close out the summer.

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Related Topix: Law, UMass Lowell

Wrexham.com News

Axed Councillor Blasts 'Despicable Attack' On Council Child Protection Whistleblowers

Some good natured encouragement to police pushing this North Wales Police car that had broken down - Video here: youtube.com/watch?v=MKnOm5a @Adycolclough @wrexham used to live next door to Goodwins shop! Gwersyllt lad born but not bread! Gwersyllt is not that bad! Lol @DDDickie @wrexham my wallet was also handed in.

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Related Topix: Law, Wrexham County, Wales, United Kingdom, Flintshire County, Wales, World News,

The Bennington Banner

Let's hear it for the workers

It's Labor Day weekend -- one last hurrah for summer. But other than to give us a three-day weekend before we have to really get down to business or settle into the school year -- what does it signify? The first Monday in September is designated to celebrate the creation of the labor movement and remember the social and economic achievements of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

InformationWeek

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I wonder if Watson would be more reliable than the CDC. Dr. Thompson, a researcher at the CDC, recently hired an attorney who specializes in protecting whistleblowers, after Dr. T claimed data sets and criteria for a study involving MMR vaccines and autism were changed by CDC after the study had commenced.

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Related Topix: Law

Port Orchard Orchard

County hires new administrator, human resources director

The new county administrator is Karen Goon and Steve McLain is the new director of human resources.

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Related Topix: Seattle University, Law, Kitsap County, WA

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