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issue 238 oct. 8, 2015

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In the News more

California minimum wage measure seeks to tap into income inequality worrie

What Makes D.C.'s Universal Leave Plan So Special?

Sanders, given a bigger spotlight, points it back to union workers

Wal-Mart, Visa Negotiating to End $5 Billion Swipe-Fee Suit

Delta sues Republic Airways over flights lost to pilot dispute

United management pilots win class action certification to sue the Air Line Pilots Association union over retro pay

Lawsuit alleges Kansas City airline pilot lost job after misdiagnosis for mental disorder

BP settlement will cost $20.8 billion, Justice Department says

In first case of term, Supreme Court considers international obligations

Scottrade says victim of hackers who targeted financial firms

Metro faces federal takeover

W.Va. court considers immunity in ex-school chief's suit

1,461 troops to get money for wrongful foreclosures

Nestle Waters faces law suit over gender discrimination against female employee

US lab settles age discrimination lawsuit for $37.25 million

Topic of the Week more

Dealing With Distractions

Blogs, texts and apps are just some of the things enticing us to play hooky instead of getting work done. Here are four tips to help you remain focused. read more

BLOGS: Today’s Workplacemore

Rubio would give tax credits to companies that offer paid leave. The problem is, such tax credits already exist for other things the government wants to encourage companies to do-and we know that it doesn't work very well. read more

The Federal Reserve's decision last week not to increase interest rates was preceded by a considerable amount of commentary that our economy, with a 5.1 percent overall unemployment rate, was close to "full employment." read more

Last night, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in cities all over the world to stand in solidarity around global goals to alleviate poverty, economic inequality and climate change. read more

Tens of millions of vulnerable Americans would lose their food stamps benefits if Republicans bent on defunding Planned Parenthood force the second government shutdown of the Obama era next week, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) warned on Tuesday. read more

The Pope's visit to the USA this week comes just two months before pivotal UN climate talks that could lead to a global climate agreement. Climate change will be high on his agenda in planned addresses to the UN and Congress, and it is likely that one of his central concerns will be the economy. read more

In the Courts more

Tellez v. Rich Voss Trucking

California Court of Appeal; B258031 Decision Date: September 29, 2015

In a case involving whether the LA County Sheriff's Department can discharge a deputy sheriff for misconduct while the deputy was on unpaid, relieved-of-duty status, the trial court's decision in favor of plaintiff is reversed where: 1) the Department had the authority to do so; and 2) the Supreme Court's decision in Garvin v. Chambers (1924) 195 Cal. 212 does not compel a different result. read more

Negron v. Los Angeles County Civ. Serv. Comm.

California Court of Appeal; B258031 Decision Date: September 28, 2015

In a case involving whether the LA County Sheriff's Department can discharge a deputy sheriff for misconduct while the deputy was on unpaid, relieved-of-duty status, the trial court's decision in favor of plaintiff is reversed where: 1) the Department had the authority to do so; and 2) the Supreme Court's decision in Garvin v. Chambers (1924) 195 Cal. 212 does not compel a different result. read more

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