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  1. More Americans Have A Disability Than You'd ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    About one in eight adults say they have mobility limitations, such as difficulty walking or climbing stairs, making this the most common type of disability, according to the report. The next most common disability is in thinking and/or memory, followed by problems with independent living , vision and self-care , according to the report.

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  2. Celebrate the Americans With Disabilities Act, but there's more work to doRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Star Tribune

    While much progress has been made in the two and a half decades since ADA's passage, there is still much to be done to make sure people with disabilities have equal access and the opportunities given to all other citizens. Think about your business, home or neighborhood.

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  3. IOOF senior executives to front Senate committee amid cover-up allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | ABC News

    Senior executives from the financial services firm IOOF will face a hostile Senate committee today amid allegations they tried to cover up the deepening scandal at the company. The committee's chairman, Labor Senator Sam Dastyari, poured scorn on an investigation into the allegations commissioned by IOOF in March and conducted by the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers , which ultimately cleared the firm of major breaches including insider trading.

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  4. Scott Reed: If it doesn't walk like a duckRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    My last column, "The inefficiency of perception," referred to a cement truck coming to my house. The day after my column appeared in my hometown paper, I received a text from my great and lifelong friend, David Brevard.

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  5. Parliament logjam to stay till corruption issues resolved, says Jyotiraditya ScindiaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | DNA India

    The logjam in Parliament will continue unless "corruption issues" involving BJP ministers are resolved, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Sunday, setting the tone for the all-party meeting convened on Monday by the ruling NDA to break the impasse. The logjam in Parliament will continue unless "corruption issues" involving BJP ministers are resolved, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Sunday, setting the tone for the all-party meeting convened on Monday by the ruling NDA to break the impasse.

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  6. Mandatory drug tests, background checks of Suffolk taxi and limo drivers starting MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newsday

    Pedestrians negotiate a fare with a taxi driver on Main Street in Montauk on July 18, 2015. Photo Credit: Doug Kuntz Suffolk taxi and limo drivers, including those with Uber and other ride-sharing companies, will have to get drug tested and go through background checks beginning Monday, Suffolk officials said.

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  7. Contractor rules expand employer risksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Insurance

    Experts recommend that firms, particularly those with a significant numbers of independent contractors, conduct an audit now to ensure they are classified properly under the Fair Labor Standards Act, though the expectation is that fewer

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  8. Probe into IOOF finds potential for front-runningRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    A "forensic" investigation into allegations of front running and faulty research reports by a senior IOOF executive has found numerous breaches of IOOF's trading policy. The IOOF-funded report by PwC also identified the potential for the executive to front run during his role as an asset manager for the multi-billion dollar subsidiary Questor.

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  9. Proposed Changes To Overtime Regulations Could Affect Up To 5M WorkersRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Banker & Tradesman

    Enacted in 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act introduced overtime regulations guaranteeing workers time-and-a-half pay for all hours worked exceeding 40 per week. As overtime pay was designed as a protection for the blue-collar working class, certain exceptions were made to the FLSA's overtime provisions, mostly for salaried employees doing non-manual labor, or those who may not work standard hours.

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  10. Astorino Honors 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities ActRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New Rochelle Talk

    County Executive Robert P. Astorino commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Thursdsay during the Westchester Disability Advocacy Partnership's "ADA 25: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow" event at Burke Rehabilitation Center in White Plains. "We've come a long way since George H.W. Bush first signed this important piece of legislation into law on July 26, 1990, thereby guaranteeing that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else in mainstream American life," Astorino said.

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  11. Kaiser: Women speak out against loaded pregnancy questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | USA Today

    Kaiser: Women speak out against loaded pregnancy questions "Are you pregnant?" Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1N1Huya Pregnancy is a topic employers generally avoid, since the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 prohibited sex discrimination on the basis of pregnancy. But women's advocates fear these long-standing protections could be undermined by some workplace wellness programs.

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  12. El Paso County Sheriff investigation moves to 18th district's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Denver Post

    The investigation into former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa has been referred to the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office, which could prosecute if criminal charges are brought against Maketa, according to sources. The office is the latest agency involved in an ongoing probe led by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation on behalf of the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office, and with the assistance of the FBI and the Colorado Attorney General's Office.

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  13. Whistleblowers cash-in on Feds corruption campaignRead the original story

    Yesterday | New York Post

    Five years after the Dodd-Frank Act put whistleblower anti-retaliation laws on steroids and went to bat for employees who report financial and corporate misconduct, the number of whistleblowers - along with payouts to tipsters - has grown steadily. Dodd-Frank specifically states that employers cannot fire, demote, suspend, threaten, harass, or discriminate against an individual who provides information to the Securities and Exchange Commission and grants confidentially through the process.

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  14. NY Takes Another Step Toward $15 Fast-Food WageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    The plan to give most of New York state's fast-food workers a $15 minimum wage is taking another step toward reality. On Friday a state Wage Board formally filed the proposal with the state Department of Labor.

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  15. Discrimination alleged in clerk's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    An employee of the McCracken County Clerk's Office has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that the clerk, Julie Griggs, has been discriminatory in hiring practices.

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  16. Step By Step files lawsuit against Ogdensburg alleging discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    A not-for-profit organization that provides mental health services at 103 Ford St. is suing the city of Ogdensburg in U.S. District Court in Syracuse for denying its request to rezone the former Lincoln Elementary School on Knox Street from single-family residential to that of a planned development district. Step By Step Inc. is alleging that the city has intentionally discriminated against its patients in violation of the Fair Housing Act and Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act.

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  17. A vote for increased accessibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    Douglas Schmidt is affiliated with Fifth Freedom Network, an organization dedicated to removing obstacles physical and social for those with disabilities.

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  18. Chamber ChatterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Tallmadge Express

    The Tallmadge Circle Festival and Light Parade is scheduled for Aug. 15 from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Thank you to our sponsors, who have been so generous in their support. If you still are interested in being a Silver Sponsor for $175, please contact the Chamber Office.

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  19. a a DREAMera Charged with Molesting Boys, Creating Child PornaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    A man charged with child molestation and distribution of child pornography and allegedly granted executive amnesty under a 2012 executive action by President Barack Obama has been charged with two additional felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 years of age. In May Breitbart News reported on questions lodged with the Obama Administration from Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley regarding the alleged molester Edgar Covarrubias-Padilla's immigration status.

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  20. Jack Kelly: Liberal giants are long goneRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    I thought the liberal giants of my youth were usually mistaken, but I never doubted their intelligence, their good intentions or their patriotism. Those of us who are or were in Army Special Forces will always be grateful to John F. Kennedy for giving us the Green Beret.

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