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  1. Chara s Bar gets OK from planning boardRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Cheryl and John McLear were given the green light to reopen Char's Bar in Morley by the Town Planning Board on Tuesday night. The bar will open on it's original site on the corner of County Route 14 and County Route 27. Mrs. McLear said she was excited to reopen the bar they had so much fun running for 17 years.

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  2. Labor Dept. sues Ernest Angley, Cathedral Buffet in Cuyahoga Falls for $208,000 in unpaid wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Tallmadge Express

    The U.S. Department of Labor is taking a local evangelist to court alleging he broke labor laws and withheld nearly $208,000 in wages from his restaurant employees. An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division has led to claims that Cathedral Buffet Inc., located at 2690 State Road, and its owner, Ernest Angley, violated the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage, overtime and child labor provisions, according to an Aug. 20 Labor Department press release.

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  3. Employer's obligations under pregnancy/maternity lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | UnionLeader.com

    IN THE PAST year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued an Enforcement Guidance about pregnancy discrimination and related issues, and this March, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision about the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act .

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  4. SBCo. opts for damage control in CFS scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    On Friday, David Wert, Public Information Officer for the County Administrative Office for the County of San Bernardino , sent an email to members of the board of supervisors and county department heads with talking points to use in response to the Fox11 Los Angeles report on the Department of Children and Family Services . Fox News aired a scathing report after a 3-month investigation by reporter Gina Silva.

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  5. Former co-workers say Vester Flanagan had problems with work, anger, racismRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    This undated photo provided by WDBJ-TV, shows Vester Lee Flanagan II, who killed WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward in Moneta, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Flanagan was a former employee at WDBJ who appeared on air as Bryce Williams.

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  6. Back to school: What to watch for in Monroe districts Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    Monday starts a new school year in Monroe County, and there are a number of things to keep on your radar as the school year begins. From new superintendents to waiting for a passed state budget, each district in the county will be busy this year.

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  7. Engagement: key to the veteran job searchRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | American Legion Magazine

    It's not enough to post a rA sumA on a website if you're a veteran looking to parlay military experience into a rewarding career, private-sector employers said Aug. 29 in a panel discussion at the 97th American Legion National Convention. "Anytime you can go to an interview that's in a professional setting, go," advised Vivian Greentree, senior vice president of veterans affairs for Washington-based First Data Corp. "People remember personal connection."

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  8. Local labor leaders want crackdown on employee misclassificationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    It's a 17-letter word that reeks of bureaucracy and conjures images of papers filed in the wrong folder, never to be found again. But it has attracted growing attention as a workplace problem with rippling financial consequences.

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  9. Proposed Ordinance Will Force Santa Clara Co. Contractors To Give Equal PayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Santa Clara County and San Jose leaders plan to introduce an equal pay ordinance to echo efforts being made at the state and federal levels. County supervisors Dave Cortese and Cindy Chavez on Friday announced a Gender and Ethnicity Pay Equity Ordinance that will be presented to the board at its Sept.

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  10. Road projects on the horizon for ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Paradise Post

    If all goes as expected, Clark Road will have a center turning lane near the Wagstaff intersection before the year's end. Bids for the project will go out on Sept.

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  11. What employers can (and can't) do to protect youRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    Employers must walk a fine line in warning workers about possible threats from disgruntled former employees like Vester Flanagan, who shot two TV news reporters in Roanoke, Va. What employers can do to protect you INDIANAPOLIS - Employers must walk a fine line in warning workers about possible threats from disgruntled former employees like Vester Flanagan, who shot two TV news reporters in Roanoke, Va.

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  12. Judge tosses ex-Do a Ana County worker's discrimination suitRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> A lawsuit filed by an ex-chief of staff of former DoA a Ana County Sheriff Todd Garrison was dismissed by a federal judge. Former DASO Chief of Staff Rick Seeberger and his wife, Susan Seeberger, alleged in the lawsuit that their civil rights had been violated and that they'd been discriminated against.

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  13. Two Children from New Hartford and Sauquoit Injured in roller coaster accident at the State FairRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WKTV

    "We stopped too early. We were supposed to slow down but we stopped and the safety wasn't working for the car behind us, so it came flying around the corner and hit us", explained Kelly of Sauquoit.

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  14. Give hard-working Americans a raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Like many of my fellow progressives, I am happy to see Russ Feingold running to regain his seat in the U.S. Senate. The man who lodged the lone "no" vote against the Patriot Act has been sorely missed during the era of Ron Johnson.

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  15. What jobs are hot and what jobs are not in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    For jobseekers who are actively looking for employment in the State of Connecticut , the labor market can still be very challenging when trying to find gainful employment. According to the recent Labor Situation - State of Connecticut report released by the Connecticut Department of Labor - Office of Research, the State still needs to add an additional 17,000 non-farm jobs to the Connecticut economy to be in a post-recession "employment expansionary phase" which would put the State at a 1,713,000 job level.

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  16. State Fair starting off with new technology and unusual injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WNED

    On Friday night a fair-goer received medical attention after being stabbed. The man could be seen bloodied and sitting on a carnival booth counter, surrounded by New York State Troopers and medical personnel.

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  17. EEOC Sues Neenah Paper for Disability DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Neenah Paper, Inc., a manufacturer of various types of premium paper with a paper mill in Munsing, Mich., violated federal law by discriminating against a production worker because of his disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit filed today. According to EEOC's lawsuit, Neenah Paper discriminated against Kris Gauthier because of his seizure disorder.

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  18. How Will Browning-Ferris Change the Test for Joint-Employer Status for Union and Non-Union Employers?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | JD Supra

    In a ruling that will affect most business relationships and extends far beyond either labor law or the concept of employment generally, the National Labor Relations Board issued a much awaited decision today, Browning-Ferris Industries of California , 362 NLRB No. 186 , found here , that expansively broadened the definition of who is a joint employer -- an otherwise unrelated entity that does not hire, fire, supervise or determine the wages and benefits of another employer's employees but that nevertheless bears responsibilities to those employees under the National Labor Relations Act .

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  19. The On-Air Shootings At WDBJ-TV: When Bad Things Happen To Good EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | JD Supra

    What could WDBJ7-TV have done to prevent Wednesday morning's tragic on-air murders? Unfortunately, probably not a thing. I'm a second-guesser, and I have spent much of the last 48 hours racking my brain about what the CBS affiliate in Roanoke, Virginia, could have done differently.

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  20. Employers Who Permit After-Hours Work Should Exercise Caution in...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | JD Supra

    A proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Labor in support of President Obama's March 2014 directive regarding overtime pay is open for comments through September 4, 2015. If enacted, the new rule would effect changes that raise the overtime salary ceiling for qualified employees and sweep millions of Americans into the overtime system.

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