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  1. Isles' jobless rate up but among lowest in the nationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hawaii's unemployment rate inched up one-tenth of a percentage point in June to 3.3 percent, its highest level this year, according to data released Friday by the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. Read More

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  2. DialogueRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Former Idahoan Kelly Buckland, now with the National Council on Independent Living, talks with host Marcia Franklin about the Americans With Disabilities Act.

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  3. Ted Kubala Jr v. Supreme Production Services IncorporatedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | FindLaw

    TED L. KUBALA, JR., Individually and on Behalf of All Other Similarly Situated, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. SUPREME PRODUCTION SERVICES, INCORPORATED, Defendant-Appellant.

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  4. Carol Chesemore v. David FenkellRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FindLaw

    CAROL CHESEMORE, et al., on behalf of themselves, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees/ Cross-Appellants, v. DAVID B. FENKELL, Defendant-Appellant/ Cross-Appellee, Trachte Building Systems, Inc., a Wisconsin manufacturer, established an employee stock ownership plan in the mid-1980s when ESOPs were a popular employee-benefits instrument.

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  5. Paige Martin Sundae Worthy Maria Ford Megan Tallerico v. Gary Yasuda...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FindLaw

    PAIGE MARTIN, SUNDAE WORTHY, MARIA FORD, and MEGAN TALLERICO, on behalf of themselves and classes of those similarly situated; Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. GARY YASUDA; AMARILLO COLLEGE OF HAIRDRESSING, INC., DBA Milan Institute, DBA Milan Institute of Cosmetology, Defendants-Appellants.

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  6. Sexual abuse victim group to defy Missouri court orderRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | DigitalBURG

    An advocate for victims of sexual abuse by clergy says his group will likely not hand over personal information about people who made accusations against a priest despite an order from a St. Louis federal judge. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests has until Friday to provide the information as part of a civil lawsuit filed by Rev.

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  7. Leroy Poullard v. Robert McDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    Since 2004, plaintiff Leroy Poullard has worked at the North Chicago Veterans Affairs Medical Center as a training specialist in the Education Department. He received a promotion to the GS-11 pay grade in 2006, but since then, he has received neither a permanent promotion nor a raise in his pay grade.

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  8. Farm Bureau General Insurance Company of Michigan v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    When Timothy Van Camp suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident, he was insured by both Appellant Farm Bureau General Insurance Company of Michigan , a no-fault auto insurer, and an ERISAa < 1 plan administered by Appellee Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan . BCBSM contends that its Plan does not cover the medical services received by Van Camp because those services were not medically necessary.

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  9. Kandice Pullen v. Caddo Parish School BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | FindLaw

    Kandice Pullen, an employee of the Caddo Parish School Board, claimed that she was sexually harassed by Timothy Graham, another board employee, in violation of Title VII. Graham was Pullen's supervisor for certain periods of the alleged harassment, but Pullen claims that the harassment continued after she had transferred to a different department.

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  10. Sexual abuse victim group to defy Missouri court order commentsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | News Tribune

    An advocate for victims of sexual abuse by clergy said his group will likely not hand over personal information about people who made accusations against a priest despite an order from a St. Louis federal judge. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests had until Friday to provide the information as part of a civil lawsuit filed by Rev.

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  11. City denies former Penticton fire chief's wrongful dismissal claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Penticton Western

    The City of Penticton is denying almost all of the claims put forward by the former fire chief, who filed a lawsuit for wrongful dismissal in June. Wayne Williams, 56, filed a notice of civil claim on June 21 stating he was fired without cause while on leave for post-traumatic stress disorder in February 2016.

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  12. Important Notice to Shareholders: Brower Piven Notifies Shareholders...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of purchasers of K12, Inc. securities during the period between November 7, 2013, and October 27, 2015, inclusive . Investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation have until September 19, 2016 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff.

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  13. Tom Perez Accused Of Okaying Whistleblower RetaliationsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Labor Department Secretary Tom Perez, who was on Hillary Clinton's vice-presidential shortlist, covered up "widespread corruption within his agency, a whistleblower demanding an independent investigation claimed. Former Occupational Safety and Health Administration regional investigator Darrell Whitman - in a June 26 letter to American Federation of Government Employees President J. David Cox first reported by the Washington Free Beacon's Bill McMorris - called for a special prosecutor to investigate DOL.

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  14. Whistleblowers file complaint in Jamycheal Mitchell death investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Three workers with the Office of the State Inspector General wrote a letter to Attorney General Mark Herring, saying the state's top investigator dropped the ball while reviewing the death of Jamycheal Mitchell. The three authors - an employee of the Office of the Inspector General and two independent consultants - say that State Inspector General June Jennings did not thoroughly review Mitchell's death.

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  15. EEOC Issues Resource Document, Announces Plans to Improve Data...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | JD Supra

    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chair Jenny Yang and Commissioner Charlotte Burrows participated in an interagency briefing at the White House today and announced the release of a one-page fact sheet designed to help young workers better understand their rights and responsibilities under the federal employment anti-discrimination laws prohibiting religious discrimination. The fact sheet is available at EEOC's [email protected] website , which presents information for teens and other young workers about employment discrimination.

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  16. Minor League Players' Wage Suit against Major League Baseball suffers a huge setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | MSNBC

    A judge handed minor leaguers looking to hold Major League Baseball liable for underpaying and exploiting them a huge setback today, ruling that the case cannot go forward as a class action. Minor leaguers who want to sue over their pay and treatment still can, but they'll have to do it individually.

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  17. Tim Kaine Is Your Basic Well-Intentioned, Foot-Dragging, Not-All-That-Pro-Gay DemocratRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Queerty

    Apparently Hillary Clinton thinks Donald Trump has a lock on the market for boldness, so she decided to go the safe-and-oh-so-boring route in choosing Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate. Kaine is pretty much cut from the same mold as Clinton-a moderate with extensive foreign and domestic policy experience.

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  18. Some Republicans Think, Fingers Crossed, That Trump Could Make The GOP More InclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Switched

    To his biggest critics, Donald Trump is a fearmongering, misogynistic, racist xenophobe. But many GOP voters at the Republican National Convention this week saw the real estate mogul quite differently: as the man who could save the Republican Party by making it more socially liberal and inclusive.

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  19. Federal Judge Awards $1,470,000 in EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Case Against Z FoodsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    A federal judge has ordered Z Foods, Inc., once one of the largest dried fruit processors in the United States, to pay $1,470,000 in damages in a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , the federal agency announced today. EEOC had charged that Z Foods allowed male supervisors to sexually harass a class of female employees and fired male and female employees when they complained about the sexual harassment.

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  20. Families await for employees to dump 2,000 pounds of ice into the...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    Families await for employees to dump 2,000 pounds of ice into the wavepool at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark in The Colony Texas, in 2011. Keep clicking to see admission prices for Texas theme parks.

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