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25 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

CIA gets secret whistleblower email sent to Congress

The CIA got hold of the legally protected email and other unspecified communications between whistleblower officials and lawmakers this spring, people familiar with the matter told McClatchy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Law, Ron Wyden, Democrat

3 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

8 rights of pregnant women at work

It's been illegal to discriminate against pregnant women in the workplace since the Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed in 1978.

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Related Topix: Law

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

A court ruling that could shake up telecommuting

A recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati could result in big changes to the way employees work.

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

9 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

Hobby Lobby ruling fuels drive for stronger LGBT rights bill

President Barack Obama on July 21 signed an executive order aimed at protecting LGBT workers employed by the federal government and by federal contractors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Law, Ohio

14 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Ohio tries to diffuse controversy over charter-school whistle-blowers

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

JD Supra

TERMINATION: Not a 'team player' or sex discrimination?

From time to time, employers discharge employees because they're "not a good fit" or "not a team player."

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Related Topix: Law

Business Journal

Dignity Health pension plan is not a church plan, court rules -- again

Dignity Health doesn't contend it is a church, but a argued its pension plan is maintained by a tax-exempt entity controlled by or associated with a church or association of churches.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Law

Bellingham Herald

Engineers accuse Boeing of age discrimination

The Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace filed complaints Wednesday at the state Human Rights Commission and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the aerospace giant, The Everett Herald reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Law

Post and Courier

Peggy Boykin to lead agency overseeing employee benefits

Leadership has come full circle at the agency that manages the retirement benefits and health insurance of South Carolina's public workers.

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Related Topix: Law, Pension, Personal Finance, Nikki Haley, US Governors

TheBlaze.com

Newspaper Editor Fired Over Blog Post Decrying 'Gaystapo' ...

A newspaper editor has filed a discrimination complaint with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against his former employer, claiming that he was wrongfully terminated for penning a personal blog post about homosexuality and the Bible.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Journalism, Law, Newton, IA, US Politics, US News

KWQC-TV Davenport

Fired Iowa editor claims religious discrimination

The former editor of the Newton Daily News has filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claiming he was fired for expressing his religious beliefs.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Law, Blog News

This Is Lancashire

'Bedrooms empty and state-of-the-art rooms used for storage', claim Bury Hospice nurses

BEDROOMS are are lying empty and state-of-the-art clinic rooms are being used for storage at Bury's new A 5 million hospice, nurses have claimed.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Law

Mortgage News Daily

What is Hass & Associates Online Reviews: Aaron Swartz Can't Fight the New Cybersecurity Bill?

In late 2011 and early 2012, activists, progressive politicians and Internet companies led in part by Internet freedom advocate Aaron Swartz came together to defeat the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act .

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Related Topix: ACLU, Law, Mortgage, Home

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Democrat

Advancing job growth and improving workforce training inKentucky

In this sixth year of the Obama Economy, unemployment and underemployment remain high in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Eastern, KY, Jackson County, KY, Opinion

Hindustan Times

Whistleblowers can get security from govt

The government has authorised chief vigilance officers of ministries or departments of the central government as designated authority to receive any written complaint or disclosure on any allegation of corruption or misuse of office in respect of any employee working under them.

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Related Topix: Law

JD Supra

Andrea G. Baran Appointed Regional Attorney of EEOC's St. Louis District Office

Andrea G. Baran, a 15-year attorney with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , has been appointed regional attorney of the agency's St. Louis District, which includes offices in St. Louis, Kansas City and Oklahoma City, the agency announced today.

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Related Topix: Law

JD Supra

Hobby Lobby: Just a Start

As a trial lawyer, I rarely pay much attention to dissenting opinions. They do not serve as meaningful precedent, and they tend only to express the loser's frustrated perspective.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Law

Washington Post

Intelligence security initiatives have chilling effect on federal whistleblowers, critics say

In early April, Sen. Charles E. Grassley summoned FBI officials to his Capitol Hill office.

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Related Topix: Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, US Military, US Navy, Liberal Political News

Tri-cityherald.com

Dole, vets groups renew push for disability treaty

The former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday renewed his plea for full ratification of a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled around the world.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Kirk, Law, John McCain

JD Supra

Goodwill to Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit for Retaliation

Goodwill Industries will pay $100,000 and furnish other relief to settle a long-standing lawsuit FOR retaliation filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , the agency announced today.

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Related Topix: Law, Lawton, OK

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