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  1. Notice of harassment claim against Kamala Harris' confidante arrived months before she left officeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hot Air

    Last week Ed wrote about Larry Wallace, one of Sen. Kamala Harris' top aides who resigned suddenly after it came to light he had been involved in a workplace harassment lawsuit brought by Danielle Hartley. Wallace was Hartley's supervisor during the time he worked for Harris at the California Department of Justice, i.e. when she was Attorney General.

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  2. At the Evangelical #MeToo Summit, Christians Grappled With Just How...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    Within weeks of the ignition of the #MeToo movement last fall, activists with ties to evangelicalism began pointing out that abuse in Christian contexts often has its own awful dimensions. Church leaders-typically men-are generally assumed to have God-given authority, for example.

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  3. Ex-IN Fire Chief Sues FD for Back PayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FireHouse.com

    A former fire chief has filed a federal lawsuit against the Center Township Fire Department for more than 330 hours of overtime. Ernie Campbell alleges in his suit that he was fired over a time-off request and did not receive his compensatory time or pay for more than eight weeks since he began working for the department in 1989.

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  4. Reg Lenna Center For - SArts Renovations - SCompleteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    The new concession area inside the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, which includes the new Buffalo Bill Billboard room.

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  5. Report: Changes needed to prevent harassment at CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The News-Review

    Lawmakers have been told the Oregon Legislature needs to make structural and cultural changes to ensure the Capitol building is free from harassment. Chief among the recommendations from the Oregon Law Commission's Oregon State Capitol Workplace Harassment work group is the creation and funding of an independent Equity Office that would conduct investigations into harassment complaints.

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  6. Most sexual harassment complainants fired or retaliated against: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A majority of employees who come forward with sexual harassment claims get fired or experience retaliation from their employers, a new study shows. Sixty-four percent of people who filed a sexual harassment complaint lost their jobs within a year, researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Employment Equity found.

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  7. OSHA, Clen Atchley reach settlement following Ashton trench collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Post Register

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Clen Atchley of Ashton reached a settlement Wednesday, following the work-related death of a man employed by Atchley. Last month, OSHA fined Flying "A" Ranch Inc., Atchley's company, $20,969 for safety violations that led to the death of Fernando Romero Martinez.

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  8. Man who fell in gap on Kansas Avenue Bridge files claim against Topeka seeking $2.78M in damagesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Since 2001, four people have accidentally plunged roughly 30 feet through the gap between the northbound and southbound lanes of Topeka's Kansas Avenue Bridge after mistakenly thinking a sidewalk stood between the two barricades. An attorney representing the most recent victim - 20-year-old Trong Do Turner, who fell last year - said he filed a claim Friday morning with Topeka's city government seeking damages totaling nearly $2.78 million.

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  9. Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP, File Lawsuit Against...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The class action lawsuit alleges the company failed to pay their employees the correct amount of overtime wages and further alleges that the company failed to provide meal and rest breaks to their employees. If you think your company is violating the California Labor Code and would like to know if you qualify to make a claim, please contact attorney Nicholas J. De Blouw today by calling -568-8020.

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  10. COMMENTARY: AACE blasts Netflix for segment on affirmative actionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

    On Dec. 9, Asian American Coalition for Education sent Netflix a letter solemnly condemning its broadcasting of a Patriot Act segment titled "Affirmative Action" for its blatant intimidation of civil rights activism in Asian American communities and acquiescence for widespread anti-Asian discrimination by our nation's selective colleges. Hosted by Hasan Minhaj under the disguise of "comedy," this October Patriot Act episode showcases vicious personal attacks on AACE leaders and mischaracterization of the honorable cause AACE pursues.

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  11. December 14, 2018 ] City, theater reps in midst of revamp talks LocalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

    Dan Holland, secretary for the Sampson Community Theatre Board, recently approached the City Council to request assistance with interior improvements to the city-owned building located at 115 Fayetteville St. Standing in for Brenda Martin, chair for the theater board, Holland said the theater puts on six shows a year to a 290-capacity audience, entertaining thousands a year. "During Hurricane Florence, we had water rise up in the building through the concrete about six inches," said Holland.

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  12. Outdated Parental Policies Come With Big Hidden CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Law.com

    Editor's Note: This story is adapted from ALM's Mid-Market Report. For more business of law coverage exclusively geared toward midsize firms, sign up for a free trial subscription to ALM's weekly newsletter, The Managers of law firms should have a better understanding of employment law than most small and midsize business leaders, but that doesn't mean they always follow the advice they would give.

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  13. A million pension checks risk huge cuts without this fixRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    A multibillion dollar pension shortfall is ready to shake up enough lives to pack a string of stadiums hosting the Super Bowl. But most people on the street aren't talking about the looming crisis, unless they're worried about seeing their own pension check slashed.

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  14. Smart Ass Cripple: Getting in Santa's Face to Sit in His LapRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Progressive

    When I was a kid, Santa Claus was above the law. Actually, I shouldn't say that because there was no law for him to be above when it came to wheelchair access.

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  15. $1 mil in bus stop upgrades will meet ADA standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Lee County plans to update 1,700 LeeTran bus stops. The first 100 stops will cost more than $1 million.

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  16. Feds Cite Missouri Demolition Company After 2 Workers DieRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    A Missouri demolition company has been cited by federal safety regulators for failing to provide fall protection after two employees suffered fatal injuries at a demolition site in St. Louis. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited World Wrecking and Scrap Salvage Services Inc. and imposed penalties of $23,280.

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  17. NYC Pension Funds Call On CBS And Alphabet To End Practices That Keep Abuse In The ShadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Deadline

    One of the nation's largest pension funds is calling on CBS and Google parent Alphabet to end practices that it says helps abuse remain in the shadows. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said the city's pension funds today submitted shareholder proposals to both companies, calling for an end to employment practices like mandatory arbitration and non-disclosure agreements.

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  18. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018: Local music rocks, Republican Bible, thankful for ADA transitRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Bangor has become well known, and rightly so, for its summer music series, first the Folk Festival and then the Waterfront Concerts. But Bangor is also producing its own homegrown music with a group of younger singers, songwriters, and performers.

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  19. To Minnesotans with disabilities, George H.W. Bush was a heroRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | City Pages

    When he moved into the Oval Office in 1989, George Herbert Walker Bush wanted to drive the nation in a different direction. For people who have disabilities, his agenda would deliver an extraordinary moment.

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  20. City manager's memo: Zero lost-time incidents is an accomplishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Tehachapi News

    I believe around this time last year I spoke about an unprecedented feat accomplished by the employees of the city of Tehachapi. The year 2017 was the first time in our history that the city operated with zero lost-time incidents.

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