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2 hrs ago | Salon

Rand Paul's twisted race lies: His new views on civil rights are as phony as the old ones

Prospective GOP front-runner claims views on civil rights have evolved. Not if you dig into what he actually says If you Google "Rand Paul Civil Rights Act," the first prompt that comes up is "unconstitutional," so it was definitely heartening to see his apparent about-face on the act's 50th anniversary, when he attended a local commemoration at ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Shelbyville, KY, Law

6 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Whistleblowers Refuse to be Silenced or Intimidated

Over the last eight years members from the Make it Safe Coalition have arranged an assembly of whistleblowers in Washington, DC each year for an annual conference originally known as Washington Whistleblower's Week.

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Related Topix: Law, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Criminal Defense Law, Georgetown University, Prison, US News, Liberal Political News

10 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Former employee at Sparta shooting complex alleges she lost job after ...

Her refusal to strip cost her a job at the complex, she alleges in a complaint filed with two government agencies.

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Related Topix: Sparta, IL, Marissa, IL, Law

14 hrs ago | Observer

Carriage House WARN notice amended

When Carriage House workers were notified in March the company would be shutting down its local operations, layoffs were scheduled to begin Oct. 24, with the plant to close by May 24, 2015.

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Related Topix: Law, Fredonia, NY, Dunkirk, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Russia Taday

CISA threat: How cybersecurity may harm Americans privacy and hit whistleblowers

Two years after CISPA, the controversial bill allowing govt access to corporate customer data, was defeated its new incarnation hit the senate.

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Related Topix: Law

MyFoxAtlanta

King Center celebrates Civil Rights Act of 1964

A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was held Friday at the King Center.

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Related Topix: Law, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

El Observador

50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

LOS ANGELES Attorney General Kamala D. Harris commemorated the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at a celebration at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles.

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Russia Taday

a UK constable accused of breaching data protection law to access women's private info

UK chief constable, Nick Gargan, is under criminal investigation for allegedly breaking data protection legislation to access personal information of younger females whom he's accused of inappropriately propositioning.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sydney Morning Herald

Whistleblower blasts union's own corruption probe

"I look forward to being cross-examined on some of these issues": Brian Fitzpatrick, along with the unnamed whistleblower, claimed they were bullied and harassed.

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Monterey County Herald

Sara Boyns, Workplace Law: Employers must be careful not to request genetic information

Q Our company requires post-offer, pre-employment medical examinations that include a family medical history.

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JD Supra

ERISA self-insured health plan not required to cover same sex spouses

In Roe v. Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield , No. 12-cv-04788 , 58 EBC 1077, 2014 WL 1760343 , the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York held a self-insured health plan that excludes same sex spouses does not violate the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

EDGE

Trans Lobby Day to Bring Awareness to Capitol Hill

Transgender Lobby Day is July 14-15. It's an opportunity for transgender people and advocates from across the country to educate their members of Congress and lobby for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Gay/Lesbian, Law

Air Force Times

Retired Navy doctor named to interim VA post

The Veterans Affairs Department has named a career Navy doctor to serve as interim director of its Office of the Medical Inspector.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, Law

Roll Call

Pelosi Still Supports Senate-Passed ENDA Despite Diminishing LGBT Support

A coalition of influential LGBT rights organizations jointly pulled endorsements earlier this week of the legislation, partly in protest of the recent Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Law

UPI

VA whistleblowers tell lawmakers of charge retaliation

There were more troubling accusations Tuesday involving Department of Veteran Affairs' medical facilities.

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Related Topix: Law, Life, Veteran Affairs

SFGate

Jobless Claims Fall More Than Expected

According to the Department of Labor, 304,000 Americans filed for jobless claims during the week ending July 5, down from 315,000 a week ago.

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Business Journal

Q&A: Teague Campbell law firm of Raleigh on rapid growth

Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham, LLP of Raleigh - one of the Triangle's largest and oldest law firms - is expanding.

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ABS-CBN News

Benhur, et al to testify at Bong's bail hearing

The prosecution panel plans to present pork barrel scam whistleblowers as witnesses in the bail hearing of Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr., Janet Lim Napoles, and Atty.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WISN-TV

Investigators checking whether VA retaliated against whistleblowers

NICOLE KILLIAN , WISN 12 NEWS. INVESTIGATORS LOOKING INTO CLAIMS THAT V.A. SUPERVISORS RETALIATED AGAINST WHISTLEBLOWERS.

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Examiner.com

Creative Employee Benefits Solutions

Great businesses aren't always in a position to reward all of their great employees with salary increases or expensive benefits packages.

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Related Topix: Law

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